R | | Biography, Drama, Music
The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.
Charlie Parker's nickname, Bird, was an abbreviation for "Yardbird".
Doctor at Nica's:
Charles Christopher Parker, Junior. Preliminary diagnosis: heart attack. Stocky, male, negro. Approximately 65 years of age.
Baroness Nica: He was 34.
When Charlie Parker goes to Dizzy Gillespie's house in the middle of the night and asks Dizzy to write down a tune, the year is 1953. The tune is "Now's the Time", published and recorded in 1949.
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