The James Vann Art Collection
Title: Yard Bird
Artist: James Vann
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 30 x 40"
Alto saxophonist Charlie Yard Bird aka
Bird) Parker played in many swing
bands as a young musician.
Parker began to practice obsessively.
The style he developed combined
lyricism with an unmatched command
of harmony and technique. He was
soon highly imitated by musicians in
the 40s, and to this day jazz musicians
study his approach. Many of his
compositions are considered jazz