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Fly Fishing Jazz: The Be-Bop Hop

CHARLIE PARKER MADE a substantial impact on jazz, even though he died very tragically (the result of various addictions) at the age of 34. Parker was the master of “Be-Bop” saxophone, a style defined by extremely fast tempos—all the while maintaining technical perfection. Parker was never sloppy fast. He was perfect-fast. Great tone and harmonics, in...