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Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker
Charlie 'Bird' Parker
Diane Venora Diane Venora
Chan Parker
Michael Zelniker Michael Zelniker
Red Rodney
Samuel E. Wright Samuel E. Wright
Dizzy Gillespie
Keith David Keith David
Buster Franklin
Michael McGuire Michael McGuire
James Handy James Handy
Damon Whitaker Damon Whitaker
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5 years, 10 months ago at Nov 15 10:22
For some reasons, I was really eager to watch this movie and it took me about 6 years to finally find it. Indeed, since I have been playing the saxophone alt for maybe 8 years, I obviously really had to check it out. In fact, I did study Charlie Parker's music and it was basically the most difficult thing you could play on a sax. Indeed, even if I would play it 10 times slower than him, it was sti... read more
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The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.
Release date: 30 September 1988
UPC: 085391182023
Tags: Drama (6), Music (4), Friendship (4), Alcoholism (4), Jazz (4), Death (3), Drugs (3), Addiction (3), 1980s (3), 1988 (3), Saxophonist (3), Star (2), Musical (2), Self-destruction (2), Biopic (2), Bebop (2), Classy (1), Legend (1), 1980's (1), Biography (1)
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