Day: August 22, 2009

Lick from Bird’s Solo on “Cosmic Rays”

This phrase from Charlie Parker’s solo on his composition “Cosmic Rays” is 1 more example of his stunning melodic gift.   Study a whole encyclopedia of great Bird creations in “The Charlie Parker Omnibook.”  Click on the arrow below to hear the audio file, which was created from the original recording slowed down & transposed into all 12 keys.
BIRD COSMIC RAYS