[The following was submitted by UMKC Libraries] Chuck Haddix will discuss his book, “Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker,” at 6 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Jeannette Nichols Forum of the new Miller Nichols Learning Center.
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[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 […]