Today In Black History: March 12, 1955 Death of Jazz Musician Charlie Parker Jr.

Charlie Parker

“Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out your horn. They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But, man, there’s no boundary line to art.”

On today in 1955, legendary Jazz musician Charlie Parker Jr., passed away. Parker, also known as “Yardbird” was one of the most influential saxophonist of the 1940’s. For more information on Charlie Parker Jr., you can visit his official website here!

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