Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker
1920 - 1955

Charlie Parker  American Saxophone


Charles "Charlie" Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer....

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First Name Charlie
Last Name Parker
Full Name at Birth Charles Parker, Jr.
Alternative Name Bird, Yardbird
Age 34 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th August, 1920
Birthplace Kansas City
Died 12th March, 1955
Place of Death New York City
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, composer
Occupation Saxophone
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, bebop
Music Genre Jazz
Year(s) Active 1937–1955
Music Style Bop, Big Band, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz, Classical
Music Mood Cathartic, Sophisticated, Freewheeling, Complex, Intense, Elegant, Cerebral, Manic, Confident, Rousing, Playful, Boisterous, Fiery, Energetic, Searching, Literate, Intimate, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Aggressive, Rollicking, Sax (Alto)
Instrument Leader
Instrument (text) Alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
Record Label Savoy, Dial, Verve, Mercury; UK: Esquire, Vogue, EMI Columbia
Associated Acts Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Miles Davis
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