October 24, 2013
Hour 1: Saxophonist Charlie Parker revolutionized the world of jazz and helped create the bebop sound. And by the age of 34, he was dead. We’ll talk this hour about the early years of the legendary musician’s troubled life with Stanley Crouch , author of Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker (Harper, 2013).
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