Saturday Night Tunes: Bird and Diz

Tonight’s pick goes back a few years chronologically from last week’s Blue Train, but it focuses on couple other monumental jazz innovators: Charlie “Bird” Parker and “Dizzy” Gillespie. What Coltrane did for the development of hard bop and then for free jazz in the late 1950s and the 1960s wouldn’t have been possible if these… Continue reading Saturday Night Tunes: Bird and Diz