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Charles Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 in March 12, 1955), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
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Charles Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 in Kansas City– March 12, 1955 New York City), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in the development of [[bebop]], a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuosic technique and improvisation<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl5P0cfiR2M</ref><references/>
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Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in the development of [[bebop]], a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuosic technique and improvisation<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl5P0cfiR2M</ref>
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Charles Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 in Kansas City– March 12, 1955 New York City), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in the development of bebop, a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuosic technique and improvisation[1]