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Dictionary of Missouri Biography
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TitleDictionary of Missouri Biography
AbstractBiography of Charles Christopher "Bird" Parker, Jr. (1920-1955), a native of Kansas City, Kansas, one of the most important figures in jazz history as a saxophone player starting out in Kansas City in the 1930s, and co-developer of the "bebop" style of jazz.
AuthorLawrence O. Christensen
Date1999
Location920.0778 D554
Page596-597
Local SubjectParker, Charlie
African Americans
Musicians
Jazz
Item TypeBook
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Item ID105636
CONTENTdm number2742
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