March 12, 1955: Altoist Charlie "Bird" Parker dies at age 34.Added: 2008-03-11
More facts on this day:
Pianist Sir Charles Thompson born in Springfield, OH.
Pianist/composer Mary Lou Williams records "Russian Lullaby" with trumpeter Frankie Newton.
Altoist Charlie "Bird" Parker dies at age 34.
Charles Mingus, Coleman Hawkins, Chris Connor and the Lighthouse All Stars record on the same day.
Mark Murphy records "Bop For Kerouac" for Muse Records.
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