Charlie Parker died #onthisday in 1955.
Saxophonist Sonny Stitt was born #onthisday in 1924.
70th Anniversary: Charlie Parker recorded ‘Crazeology’ with Miles Davis and Max Roach #onthisday in 1947.
Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins, a record for Prestige, was completed #onthisday in 1954.
Legendary bebop trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie was born 100 years ago #onthisday in 1917.
#OnThisDay in 1939, saxophonist Coleman Hawkins recorded Body and Soul, playing an advanced improvisation that helped redefine jazz history.
Influential jazz pianist Thelonious Monk was born one hundred years ago today, on 10 October 1917 [Read More]
“They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But, man, there’s no boundary line to art.” — Charlie Parker, born #onthisday in 1920.
Sonny Rollins recorded Moving Out #onthisday in 1954.