If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,There'd Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats: Shutterbug Friday #6:Francis Wolff and the Empire of Cool (Vol. ...

Francis Wolff photo at a Blue Note studio session: Bennie Green & Stanley Turrentine

It's the only photograph of the jazz great playing saxophone as a kid. Charlie "Bird" Parker, playing in Kansas City. Photo from the 1939 Kangaroo UKC yearbook (Photo: University Archives, UMKC)

This Is the Only Photo of Charlie Parker Playing His Sax in His Hometown

It's the only photograph of the jazz great playing saxophone as a kid. Charlie "Bird" Parker, playing in Kansas City. Photo from the 1939 Kangaroo UKC yearbook (Photo: University Archives, UMKC)

Charlie Parker ~Repinned Via Christa Bethune Smith

Charlie Parker started playing as a boy, when his mother gave him a saxophone to cheer him up after his father left. He went on to spearhead a musical revolution – nd

John Coltrane, Paul Chambers, Cannonball Adderley, Jimmy Cobb and Miles Davis, The Chicago Amphitheatre 1957

John Coltrane, Paul Chambers, Cannonball Adderley, Jimmy Cobb and Miles Davis, The Chicago Amphitheatre 1957

Charlie Parker

Picture of Charlie Parker — Three Deuces, New York, 1947 / Foto: William Gottlieb

Ike Quebec

Ike Quebec – 1959 Photography by Francis Wolff Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ

Dexter Gordon, Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was among the earliest tenor players to adapt the bebop musical language of people such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell to the instrument.

Dexter Gordon, Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was among the earliest tenor players to adapt the bebop musical language of people such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell to the instrument.

J.J. Johnson

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