Iconic Spotlight : Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker

Parker and Gillespie

“In 1949, The Pershing Ballroom in Chicago was packed. The band had been playing for some time and Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker had not arrived. There was a little unrest among the fans out front – after all, it had been billed as ‘Charlie Parker with Dizzy Gillespie and his Big Band.’ After a rather anxious … Read the full article

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Bowie And Taylor

In the first of an ongoing series of ‘Fine Art Friday’, we look at Terry O’Neill’s photo of David Bowie with Elizabeth Taylor. More than a decade after meeting the screen legend, it was no surprise to Terry picked-up the phone to the hear the voice of Elizabeth Taylor. Taylor knew O’Neill recently worked with … Read the full article

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