Knowledge Identifier: +Charlie_Parker
In 1939 Parker moved to New York City, to pursue a career in music.
Sheila Jordan - Sheila claimed in her song "Sheila's Blues" that Charlie Parker wrote the song "Chasin' the Bird" for her, as she and her friends were known to chase him around the jazz clubs in the 1940s
New York School - The new Bebop and cool jazz musicians in the 1940s and 1950s featuring Charlie Parker, Miles_Davis, Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Ahmad Jamal and Gerry Mulligan coincided with the New York School and Abstract expressionism
Moondog - Hardin moved to New York in 1943, where he met noted classical music luminaries such as Leonard Bernstein and Arturo Toscanini, as well as legendary jazz performer-composers such as Charlie Parker and Benny Goodman, whose upbeat tempos and often humorous compositions would influence Hardin's later work
Sonny Stitt - In 1943, Stitt first met Charlie Parker, and as he often later recalled, the two men found that their styles had an extraordinary similarity that was partly coincidental and not merely due to Stitt's emulation.
Billy Daniels - In 1945, he played intermission with Charlie Parker at the Spotlite Club on 52nd Street
Miles Davis - He finally got the chance to record as a leader in 1946, with an occasional group called the Miles Davis Sextet plus Earl Coleman and Ann Hathawayone of the rare occasions when Davis, by a member of the groundbreaking Charlie Parker Quintet, can be heard accompanying singers.
Football chant - "The Farmer in the Dell" known in some regions as 'The Farmer Wants A Wife', provides the famous chant of "Ee Aye Addio", a tune which provides the first bars of the 1946 be-bop jazz classic "Now's The Time", by alto saxophonist Charlie Parker
Howard McGhee - After this, Charlie Parker returned to music making and a new recording session was organized on February 26, 1947, for the Dial label
Parker's performances of "I Remember You" and "Parker's Mood" (recorded for the Savoy label in 1948, with the Charlie Parker All Stars, comprising Parker on alto sax, Miles Davis on trumpet, John Lewis on piano, Curley Russell on bass, and Max Roach on drums) were selected by Harold Bloom for inclusion on his shortlist of the "twentieth-century American Sublime", the greatest works of American art produced in the 20th century.
Greenwich Village - Notable performers there included among others: Pearl Bailey, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Burl Ives, Lead Belly, Anita O'Day, Charlie Parker, Les_Paul and Mary Ford, Paul Robeson, Kay Starr, Art Tatum, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Josh White, Teddy Wilson, Lester Young, and The Weavers, who in Christmas 1949, played at the Village Vanguard
Art Blakey - In the early 1950s he performed and broadcast with such musicians as Charlie Parker and Davis
Heroin - Use of heroin by jazz musicians in particular was prevalent in the 1950s and 1960s including sax legends Charlie Parker and Art Pepper, guitarist Joe Pass and piano player/singer Ray_Charles; a "staggering number of jazz musicians were addicts"
Bob Weinstock - In 1953, Charlie Parker recorded for Prestige using the pseudonym "Charlie Chan" to skirt contractual issues
King Pleasure - Other notable recordings include a presciently elegiac version of "Parker's Mood", the year before Charlie Parker died in 1955, and Pleasure's take on Ammons's "Hittin' the Jug", retitled as "Swan Blues"
Bob Kaufman - He married Eileen Singe in 1958; they had one child, Parker, named for Charlie Parker
Sonny Stitt - Stitt, later in the 1960s, paid homage to one of his main influences, Charlie Parker, on the album Stitt Plays Bird, which features Jim Hall on guitar and at Newport in 1964 with other bebop players including J.J. Johnson.
Charlie Watts - In 1964, he published a cartoon tribute to Charlie Parker entitled "Ode to a High Flying Bird"
Warne Marsh - In the 1970s he gained renewed exposure as a member of Supersax, a large ensemble which played orchestral arrangements of Charlie Parker solos
Lennie Niehaus - The most outstanding collaboration between Niehaus and Eastwood related directly to jazz, was the 1988 biographical film on Charlie Parker, "Bird" from 1988
Charlie Watts - In 1991, he organised a jazz quintet as another tribute to Charlie Parker
Chan Parker - Their relationship was dealt a severe blow with the death of their daughter, Pree, a year and a week before Charlie Parker's own death and just before her own death, Chan was interview by Ken Burns, and she was seen posthumously in Burns' 2001 documentary, "Jazz"
One of their first small-group performances together was rediscovered and issued in 2005: a concert in New York's Town Hall on June 22, 1945.