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Parker, Charlie Syllabification: Par·ker, Charlie
Pronunciation:
/ˈpärkər/

Definition of Parker, Charlie in English:

( 1920–55), US saxophonist; full name Charles Christopher Parker; known as Bird or Yardbird. From 1944, he played with Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie and became one of the key figures of the bebop movement.

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