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Celebrating Bird the triumph of Charlie Parker by Gary Giddins

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Parker, Charlie, -- 1920-1955.,
  • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Saxophonists -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementGary Giddins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML419.P4
The Physical Object
Pagination(128)p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17195240M
ISBN 100340414464

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