Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Bird - a book by Haddix, Chuck

Bird

The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Bird( )
Author: Haddix, Chuck
Series title:Music in American Life Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-03791-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Saxophone virtuoso Charlie "Bird" Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 years old. His friend Robert Reisner observed, "Parker, in the brief span of his life, crowded more living into it than any other human being." Like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane, he was a transitional composer and improviser who ushered in a new era of jazz by pioneering bebop...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 23 Inches

Book Seller

Condition

Price

Shipping

Total

Loading Stock Details...


NEW!
Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play

Featured Books

Funny Girl
Hornby, Nick
Paperback: $25.95
A Confederacy of Dunces
Toole, John Kennedy
Hardback:
Death's End
Liu, Cixin
Paperback:

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.