Called Charlie Bird Parker; Kansas City, 1920-New York, 1955) Saxophonist and composer. If the topic of creative genius gone through a stormy life as exemplified Van Gogh or Tchaikovsky is accepted, it would certainly be included in the category Parker. His life was marked by all sorts of problems, both for drug dependency and alcohol and mental nature that forced internarle at Camarillo State Hospital. In the music field, however, Parker and alto revolutionized the world of jazz in the forties to introduce the style known as bebop, characterized by the speed of their tempos and harmonic experimentation. In 1945, the Savoy label began publishing early works framed in that style, which quickly spread to many other jazzmen (D. Gillespie, T. Monk) and soon transcended its purely musical element status to become a channel for a reaffirmation widespread black culture. In 1953, Parker was part of a team of Gillespie, C. Mingus, B. Powell and M. Roach Quintet very famous. Master, among others, M. Davis, highlight in their discography Relaxin 'at Camarillo, Bird on 52nd Street, Inglewood jam or Birland All Stars At Carnegie Hall.