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Chuck Haddix to Present Book at Unity Temple

September 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Uncategorized

  [The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Saxophone virtuoso Charlie “Bird” Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 years old.  His life is the subject of a newly released book by […]

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