Celebrating Bird

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Celebrating Bird

The Triumph Of Charlie Parker

By Gary Giddins

Da Capo Press, Paperback, 9780306808920, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1998

Description

<>A biographical portrait of the jazz alto saxophonist.<>



About the Author

Gary Giddins is a columnist for the Village Voice and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Visions of Jazz. He is also the author of a biography of Bing Crosby. His work has won numerous prizes, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, five ASCAP-Deems Taylor awards, and an American Book Award. He lives in New York City.