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When Phil Woods met Charlie Parker

From the “Artists of Jazz” Archive

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A great lesson for all student of music

Charlie Parker was a great educator.

Just watching him play was a college education.

Phil Woods talks about the big lesson he learned from Bird one night.

Jazz is a threefold art: there’s private practice, the learning to play with others and in front of audiences, and then the magic that happens when a serious student encounters an artist of deep attainment.

Phil Woods introduces a young alto player to the jazz world, Grace Kelly