Charlie Watts a celebration of the great Charlie Parker.
Featuring contributions and music from Dizzy Gillespie, Jay McShann and altoist Peter King
A look at how Parker and Dizzy Gillespie created the new sound of bebop in Harlem.
Including contributions from Miles Davis, John Dankworth, Gary Giddins and Bird himself.
The continued progress of Charlie Parker with a look at how Bird triumphs in Europe.
Ejected from Birdland, Parker's final days contrast starkly with his classic Strings and Jazz at the Philharmonic recordings.