Kansas City Lightning
The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $27.99|
| Book Description: |
Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America.
Throughout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary performer who used his alto saxophone to create a new music known as bebop even as he wrestled with a drug...