Charlie Parker - 1936
I first began listening seven or eight years ago. First I heard Stravinsky's "Firebird Suite.' In the vernacular of the streets, I flipped. I guess Bartok has become my favourite. I dig all the moderns. And also the classical men--Bach, Beethoven, et cetera.
Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 393. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436012777580 accessed: 8 December, 2022
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written by Igor Stravinksy