Sound Field

How Charlie Parker Changed Jazz Forever

Season 1 Episode 32 | 11m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

LA Buckner spotlights the innovative style of Kansas City's own Charlie “Bird” Parker — a legendary jazz musician who has influenced many of today's genres and helped develop the genre bebop. LA interviews jazz saxophonist Bobby Watson and sound archive director Chuck Haddix while tracking down Parker’s influence on bebop, jazz and the rest of the musical world.

Aired: 08/28/20

Rating: NR


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