George Coleman on Charlie Parker
ON CHARLIE PARKER [:59]
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GEORGE COLEMAN: Then I heard Charlie Parker. And Charlie Parker was it for me.
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COLEMAN: Well, it was his improvisational prowess and his fantastic technique on alto saxophone. The sound was so unique.
Bird’s Nest up again
THAT SOUND IS WHAT INSPIRED COLEMAN TO PICK UP HIS OWN SAX AND BLOW.
Laig Gobblin’ Blues hot, under
Excerpt of “Bird’s Nest” composed and performed by Charles Parker from the album, The Complete Dial Sessions, used courtesy of Spotlite Jazz and by permission of Universal Music Publishing Group (BMI).
Excerpt of “Laig Gobblin’ Blues” composed and performed by George Coleman from the album, George Coleman At Yoshi’s, used by permission of Colex Music (BMI) and courtesy of Evidence Records.