Bud Powell http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Career Of Charlie Parker http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-charlie-parker <p>Jazz Unlimited for December will be "The Career of Charlie Parker.”&nbsp; Saxophonist Charlie Parker is one of the most important musicians of the 20<sup>th</sup> century in any genre.&nbsp; His phrasing and use of advanced harmony changed music in ways that are being still explored today.&nbsp; Parker’s music was not a revolution from the swing styles of music and when playing with such players, fit elegantly into what they were doing.&nbsp; His favorite “licks” or short phrases are heard everywhere, for example, in film music and bluegrass violin music.&nbsp; In addition to Parker, Jay Mc Sun, 15 Dec 2013 15:56:15 +0000 Dennis Owsley 32272 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Charlie Parker