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Norman Granz, who founded Verve Records, created the Jazz at the Philharmonic series of concerts that did so much to break down racial barriers in the 1940s and 1950s. Bird was featured on so many of these concerts #BlackHistoryMonth
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Norman Granz - The Man Who Made Jazz, Black AND White

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Oh yes…
This is a topic that rises tensions on both sides of the debate. Remember, there were some that thought Bird with strings was an aberration… It doesn't matter what jazz people listen to, just as long as we bring them into the tent…
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It’s OK To Like Smooth Jazz | uDiscover

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Oh yes…
#OTD 1946 Bird was playing his jazz at the Philharmonic Auditorium in Los Angeles…it was recorded for us all to enjoy…
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reDiscover : Jazz at the Philharmonic Volume II

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It was this week in 1965 that Charlie Watts published his book in tribute to Bird
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Charlie Watts tribute to Bird

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Did you know Bird features on Q's Jook Joint that went Gold #OTD 1996?
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Quincy Goes Gold In His All-Star Jook Joint - uDiscover

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He was the doyen of jazz critics and wrote 1000s of liner notes, books and so much more. Nat Hentoff RIP
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Nat Hentoff RIP

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A great day in jazz
#OTD 1939 the very first Blue Note Records session…the story behind it…
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Blue Note… New Notes

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Happy New Year…the best jazz releases of 2016
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Best Jazz of 2016

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It's that time of year…what do you think were the best releases of the 2016? Bird lives on this list…
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Best Jazz of 2016

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Bird is The New Yorker's jazz reissue of the year. Kudos to Mosaic Records and Michael Cuscuna
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The Year’s Most Essential Jazz Reissue

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Christmas may come early for one lucky person… Time to enter There's a Bird prizes included among over 65 albums being given away in the prize bundle
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Jazz Prize Bundle - uDiscover Christmas Competition Day 4 | uDiscover

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It's Miles's record but Bird played a significant role in the gestation of this classic…
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reDiscover ‘Birth Of The Cool’ | uDiscover

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