Charlie Parker died #onthisday in 1955.
70th Anniversary: Charlie Parker recorded ‘Crazeology’ with Miles Davis and Max Roach #onthisday in 1947.
Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham and Max Roach recorded Rollins Plays for Bird for Prestige #onthisday in 1956.
Dizzy Gillespie played Carnegie Hall with guests Ella Fitzgerald and Charlie Parker #onthisday in 1947. | Source: CarnegieHall.org
“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.