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  1. Parker is the bassist, of course; Gerald Cleaver, drums; and Craig Taborn will turn some ears with his piano. (Web site)
  2. Parker is a fashion icon and has become very influential in the world of fashion.
  3. Parker was the co-founder of bebop, the modern jazz style that he and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie created during the mid 1940's. (Web site)
  4. Parker was the wife of Shawn Parker, crew chief for Jarrett's No. (Web site)
  5. Parker (-8 defense) was a great defender.

Theodore Parker

  1. Unitarianism became a religion of reason under the leadership of James Martineau in England and Ralph Waldo Emerson and Theodore Parker in the United States.
  2. Theodore Parker (1810-1860), a renegade Unitarian minister of the mid-19th century and a leading figure of the Abolitionist movement in the Boston area.

Quanah Parker

  1. The town of Quanah, Texas, county seat of Hardeman County, was named after Quanah Parker. (Web site)
  2. Quanah Parker became a leader of the Quahadi, and led them successfully for a number of years. (Web site)

Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie

  1. His arrival preceded that of two other important members, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and saxophonist Charlie Parker, by only a few months.
  2. However, it's main innovators were alto saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie.Bop had established itself as vogue by 1945.
  3. Pioneers of the Bebop style were alto saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. (Web site)

Saxophonist Charlie Parker

  1. Alyn Shipton explores the music of saxophonist Charlie Parker, still regarded as one of the greatest soloists and innovators in jazz.
  2. The next major stylistic turn came with bebop, led by such distinctive stylists as the saxophonist Charlie Parker (known as "Bird"). (Web site)
  3. He furthered his musical education by listening to jazz recordings of Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, Tal Farlow, and saxophonist Charlie Parker.

Miles Davis

  1. Miles Davis played in Charlie Parker 's band during the bebop era and personally influenced the birth of cool jazz, modal jazz and jazz fusion. (Web site)
  2. That's how Lester Young got popular; its how Charlie Parker got popular; it's how Miles Davis got popular; that's how John Coltrane got popular. (Web site)
  3. Keep it cool: jazz historian Ted Gioia joins us for the music and meaning of Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Bix Beiderbecke, Miles Davis and more. (Web site)

Maceo Parker

  1. He also worked on different occasions with famous jazz and funk musicians, such as Miles Davis, Larry Graham, George Clinton, and Maceo Parker.
  2. Maceo Parker is one of the best saxophone players of all time.He has such a fluid Funky sound that no other sax player has,in my opinion. (Web site)
  3. His earliest years were spent playing in R&B and funk bands in emulation of his first hero, Maceo Parker. (Web site)


  1. Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and other young musicians were exploring ways to create a radical new jazz style called bebop. (Web site)
  2. Gillespie, with Charlie Parker, was a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz.
  3. While there, he also began playing with alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and other pioneers of the new jazz style known as bebop.

Dizzy Gillespie

  1. This period also saw the early emergence of bebop as Earl Hines hired Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Billy Eckstine. (Web site)
  2. But he was as well listening to bebop innovators like Charlie Parker, Max Roach, Bud Powell and Dizzy Gillespie. (Web site)
  3. In July of 1944 he sat in with Billy Eckstine and his band, where he met his life long idols, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. (Web site)

Robert Parker

  1. In 2006 Antonio began expanding his coverage to other regions in Italy when Robert Parker invited him to join The Wine Advocate.
  2. Robert Parker and Maw Bass) in 3:29 by disqualification after the Desperados interfered and attacked Austin. (Web site)
  3. Nils was the first winemaker in California to get a 100 point rating from Robert Parker. (Web site)

Chris Noth

  1. The magazine quotes an insider as saying the movie, to be filmed in Manhat tan, will focus on Carrie's (Parker) wedding to Mr. Big (Chris Noth).

Sarah Jessica Parker

  1. The second installment of the film had began filming on September 1, 2009, with Sarah Jessica Parker and Chris Noth. (Web site)
  2. Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress and producer, with a portfolio of television, film, and theater performances.
  3. Sarah Jessica Parker had a boost in his career by the early 1990s.


  1. He later became the house pianist at Birdland, where he performed with the likes of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.
  2. In the late forties and early fifties, Gaillard frequently opened at Birdland for such greats as Charlie Parker, Flip Phillips, and Coleman Hawkins.
  3. There are recordings of Navarro playing with Charlie Parker at Birdland in 1950, shortly before his death.


  1. Davis records Ornithology and Night in Tunisia with Parker in Los Angeles and then rejoins Billy Eckstine's band.
  2. By his teenage years he had become a jazz fan and was sneaking out at night to see Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker play.
  3. In the last heat Craig Watson and Shane Parker earned all three points for Glasgow with a 1-5 giving them a four point win on the night. (Web site)


  1. Basquiat found deep inspiration from music, in particular bebop pioneers like Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. (Web site)

Candace Parker

  1. Candace Parker was 10 years old when she watched Lisa Leslie win her first Olympic gold medal in Atlanta.
  2. Lisa Leslie and Candace Parker are the only players to have dunked in a WNBA game.
  3. Candace Parker answered with 14 points for the Sparks.


  1. In the women's Tournament, the sport's colossus, Tennessee, won yet another title, led by Candace Parker, the game's best player. (Web site)
  2. Losing is one thing that Parker didn't do often at Tennessee.
  3. Saxophonist, George Coleman from Memphis, Tennessee is a self taught sax player inspired by Charlie Parker.

Six Months

  1. Following his release after six months, Parker formed his own quintet, which included trumpeter Miles Davis and drummer Max Roach. (Web site)
  2. Six months later, she had joined Eckstine in Earl Hiness big band along with jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.
  3. THE CRIMSON CORD[1] BY ELLIS PARKER BUTLER I had not seen Perkins for six months or so and things were dull.

Thelonious Monk

  1. Along with a handful of other musicians, including Thelonious Monk and Kenny Clarke, Mr. Gillespie and Mr. Parker would regularly experiment. (Web site)
  2. With Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, Gillespie ushered in the era of brash, speedy, lopsided jazz known as bebop.
  3. His band played a mixture of pop standards and bebop originals by Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, and Tadd Dameron. (Web site)


  1. The great jazz trumpet er, bandleader, composer, vocalist, and arranger Dizzy Gillespie was, with Charlie Parker, a founder of bebop. (Web site)
  2. Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker were more brilliant as soloists, but neither could touch him as a bandleader, composer, or musical visionary.
  3. Jair-Rohm Parker Wells is an American bassist, composer, programmer, conceptualist and record producer. (Web site)


  1. Parker was originally introduced to liberal religious perspectives in the early 1830s by Convers Francis of Watertown, Massachusetts.
  2. Harry Parker (born October 28, 1935 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts) is the head coach of the Harvard varsity rowing program (1963-present).
  3. In 1966 the Parker Brothers purchased the rights to the Ouija Board and shifted its manufacturing facilities to Salem, Massachusetts. (Web site)

Blues Bands

  1. While a teenager, Hill performed in rhythm and blues bands and with jazz stars, including Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.


  1. While attending graduate school at the University of Chicago in 1913, Counts was influenced by John Dewey and Francis W. Parker.
  2. IN his precocious early days, the jazz pianist Andrew Hill traveled to Detroit from Chicago to play with Charlie Parker.
  3. Eugene Parker (Chicago) proposes the theory of the solar wind. (Web site)

Junior Parker

  1. She later acknowledged the influence of artists heard during this time, including Smith, Ma Rainey, Junior Parker, and Memphis Minnie. (Web site)
  2. This was the record that inspired Junior Parker to record his own version for Duke Records a few years later. (Web site)
  3. He died at only 28 years of age, but his work strongly influenced such singers as Sonny Boy Williamson; Muddy Waters; Howling Wolf and Junior Parker.


  1. Houston stole away Brent Barry, leaving Tim Duncan and Tony Parker as the only Spurs who can score reliably.


  1. Parker stated that, of his own records, Bird With Strings was his favorite. (Web site)
  2. Charlie Parker with Strings is a 1950 (see 1950 in music) album by Charlie Parker, accompanied by strings. (Web site)


  1. Excited by the new music, Manne developed his skills by performing with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. (Web site)
  2. Parker enjoyed international fame while living here, performing with large and small ensembles, as well as with Latin big bands and string sections.
  3. In the 1950s he founded the Jazz Workshop in Montreal, performing and recording there with Charlie Parker. (Web site)

High School

  1. Parker left high school with an ear for music and an addiction to barbiturates. (Web site)
  2. In high school, she got hooked on bebop, and at 16 years old, she sat in with Charlie Parker during the saxophonist's Detroit gig. (Web site)
  3. He got his first musical jobs in high school, and was inspired when he saw Billy Eckstine's big band with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.


  1. Gillespie also played for two months in Hollywood with Parker, vibraphonist Milt Jackson, bassist Ray Brown, pianist Al Haig, and drummer Stan Levy. (Web site)
  2. In December, Parker and Gillespie took their music to Hollywood on a six-week nightclub tour. (Web site)
  3. In 1946-47, some record sessions for the new label Dial were organized at Hollywood with Charlie Parker and the Howard McGhee combo. (Web site)


  1. The night of the "Lover Man" session, Parker was drinking in his hotel room. (Web site)
  2. On his second eight bars, however, Parker begins to struggle, and a desperate Howard McGhee, playing trumpet on the session, shouts, "Blow!" at Parker. (Web site)
  3. He also recorded a session with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Tommy Potter and Roach during this year.

South Park

  1. South Park is a comedy animated series created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker. (Web site)


  1. Parker died in a suite at the Stanhope Hotel occupied by his friend and patroness Nica de Koenigswarter while watching Tommy Dorsey on television.
  2. Parker died while watching Tommy Dorsey on television in the suite at the Stanhope Hotel belonging to his friend and patroness Nica de Koenigswarter.
  3. Performing since 1983, David Parker is a veteran of television and theater.

Big Bands

  1. After cutting his musical teeth playing swing with big bands, Rodney converted to jazz under the guidance of Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. (Web site)
  2. Like Lester Young, Charlie Christian, and other outstanding soloists, Parker had played with big bands.
  3. After apprenticeship with big bands (including Earl Hines'), Parker settled in New York. (Web site)

Big Band

  1. The remaining ten tunes are performed by Gillespie with his big band and do not include Parker.
  2. He was with Dizzy Gillespie 's big band briefly in 1949, and recorded with Charlie Parker in 1952, but then permanently dropped out of music. (Web site)
  3. JJM On Dizzy Gillespie's success with a big band, Parker said, "A big band slows anybody down because you don't get a chance to play enough.

Ray Brown

  1. The footage here includes performance by other musicians, notably Charlie Parker, Ray Brown, and John Lewis.


  1. He worked with Dinah Washington, Miles Davis, and Roberta Flack, as well as Charlie Parker, before forming a trio and recording for Jubilee. (Web site)
  2. By 1943, he gained a trio of stellar bandmates — Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Sarah Vaughan. (Web site)
  3. Redskins Add Parker The Redskins are hoping one out of the trio of Parker, Larry Johnson and Clinton Portis wins the starting job.

Fred Wesley

  1. The following year, Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley (also from the JBs) joined Parliament, enhancing the horns and adding a new, jazzy dimension to the music.
  2. In 1975, Parker and some of Brown's band members, including Fred Wesley, left to join George Clinton's band Parliament-Funkadelic.


  1. Wesley was featured trombonist with Parker until 1996 when he formed his own band, The Fred Wesley Group. (Web site)
  2. Wesley was featured trombonist with Maceo Parker until 1996 when he formed his own band, The Fred Wesley Group.


  1. On the next tune, "Lover Man", producer Ross Russell physically supported Parker in front of the microphone. (Web site)
  2. There are literally hundreds of tunes based on the chord progresion to that tune, including "Anthropology" by Charlie Parker and "Oleo" by Sonny Rollins.
  3. For example, in the Caribbean voyagers will rely on Chris Parker, while in the Atlantic they'll tune to Herb Hilgenberg.

Alto Saxophone

  1. Coleman taught himself to play the alto saxophone in his teens, inspired (like many jazz musicians of his generation) by Charlie Parker.
  2. For sure no one plays the alto saxophone like Maceo Parker, and most likely no one ever will again. (Web site)


  1. After falling in love with the music of legendary US saxophonist Charlie Parker, he took up the same instrument. (Web site)
  2. Even though, after the early 40s, Charlie Parker took the alto saxophone in other directions, Hodges remains one of the giants of the instrument.
  3. He is one of the few major jazz performers on his instrument, and the first major bop performer, and was originally influenced by Charlie Parker. (Web site)


  1. Parker was known for often showing up to performances without a horn and borrowing someone else's at the last moment. (Web site)
  2. To give you an idea of what Dizzy had been putting up with, Parker played the gig on a white plastic saxophone, because his horn was in the pawn shop. (Web site)
  3. Things got going when he met saxophonist Charlie Parker, then just a guy from Kansas City with a horn, while on tour with Calloway. (Web site)


  1. Parker left a widow, Chan Parker, a daughter, Kim Parker, who is also a musician, and a son, Baird Parker, who died in the Vietnam War.
  2. Phil Woods married Chan Parker, the widow of Charlie Parker, and was step-father to Parker's daughter, Kim, and his son, Baird. (Web site)


  1. The eight tracks by Dizzy Gillespie come from a 1946 trip to California with Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, and (heard only on one track) Charlie Parker. (Web site)
  2. In the two most recent races on the schedule at California and Texas, Parker Jr. (Web site)
  3. Lake Havasu is a large reservoir behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, on the border between California and Arizona. (Web site)

Los Angeles

  1. Criss moved to Los Angeles from Memphis at the age of 15, and at 19 played in Howard McGhee 's band with Charlie Parker and Teddy Edwards. (Web site)
  2. Developing his talent rapidly, Baker moved to Los Angeles two years later and worked with Parker once more. (Web site)
  3. In December 1945 they played an unsuccessful engagement in Hollywood, but Parker remained in Los Angeles.

Eddy Arnold

  1. Presley's management was then turned over to Colonel Tom Parker, a country music hustler who had made stars of Eddy Arnold and Hank Snow.
  2. And Eddy Arnold appreciated that." Arnold had a falling out with Parker in 1953 and did something Elvis was never able to do -- fire Colonel Tom Parker. (Web site)

Country Music

  1. Tom Parker, who later went on to control the career of Elvis, Eddy Arnold began to dominate country music. (Web site)
  2. Tom Parker (who later went on to control the career of Elvis Presley), Arnold began to dominate country music. (Web site)
  3. Managed by Colonel Tom Parker (who later went on to control the career of Elvis Presley), Arnold began to dominate country music.


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