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Charlie Parker - Quotes

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

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

You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail. ---->>>

Don't play the saxophone. Let it play you. ---->>>

They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art. ---->>>

I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born. ---->>>

If you don't live it, it won't come out your horn. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-29, 1920
Birthplace: in Kansas City, Kansas, The United States
Die: 03-12, 1955
Occupation: Musician

Charles "Charlie" Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in the development of bebop, a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuosic technique and advanced harmonies (wikipedia)