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126 – How Charlie Parker's Music Modified My Life

Thomas Mirus goes solo on this episode to speak about how his relationship to music was fully remodeled in his late teenagers, by publicity to the music of alto saxophonist Charlie Parker. Earlier than he had used music to stimulate an emotional response, however quickly he discovered himself listening for the sake of musical magnificence itself, no matter feelings or lack thereof. This rapidly opened up a complete world of contemplation (musical and in any other case).

After discussing this deeper approach of listening to music, Thomas explains the best way to comply with the musical type of a jazz efficiency, and introduces the music of Charlie Parker and the brand new type of jazz he pioneered within the Forties and early 50s, referred to as bebop.

If you wish to hear extra extensively to the jazz artists heard on this episode, take a look at these albums (no hyperlinks as a result of this stuff are at all times going out and in of print in several compilations):

Charlie Parker, hearken to the entire Savoy and Dial grasp takes in no matter compilation you will discover

Bud Powell, Jazz Large

Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Road

Sonny Rollins Plus 4

Music heard on this episode:

Blind Lemon Jefferson, “Rising Excessive Water Blues”

Charlie Parker, “Maybe”

Charlie Parker, “Blues for Alice”

Charlie Parker, “Parker’s Temper”

Charlie Parker, “Anthropology”

Bud Powell, “So Sorry Please” from Jazz Large

Clifford Brown and Max Roach, “Gertrude’s Bounce” from At Basin Road

Sonny Rollins, “Pent-Up Home” from Plus 4

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