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  • Parker was called Yardbird because of his relationship to the Kansas City railroad yards, at the time of his birth, August 29, 1920, one of the largest railroad terminals in the world, second only to Chicago, the largest railroad center ever in the world.

    Bird Lives

  • As its name may suggest to those jazz aficionados reading this, the Yardbird is the place to go in Birmingham for the best jazz, blues and soul around…

    The Guardian World News

  • Sculptor Cheen Pitney's 160 prim tribute to Charlie "Yardbird" Parker and "all the great bebop sax players," was created in February of last year.

    Cheen Pitney's "Sax Man"

  • Sculptor Cheen Pitney's 160 prim tribute to Charlie "Yardbird" Parker and "all the great bebop sax players," was created in February of last year.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • And, check out the rare single version of the superbly done 'Yardbird's classic,' Train Kept-A-Rollin ''!

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  • Robert Watson: The Most Effective Organization in the U.S.: Leadership Secrets of the Salvation Army Kate Gosselin: Multiple Blessings: Surviving to Thriving with Twins and Sextuplets Bird, Clint Eastwood brought to the screen the life of jazz legend, Charlie "Yardbird" Parker.

    Reflections of a Jazz Theologian

  • Yardbird Matt Abergel is happy to see a local Hong Kong crowd in his new yakitori restaurant, Yardbird.

    Yardbird Chef Sticks to Tasty, Simple Food

  • Yardbird specializes in yakitori , or grilled chicken skewers, but in the kind of casual, spare setting popularized by restaurants like David Chang 's Momofuku—a style of dining that is on the rise in Asia, Mr. Abergel says.

    Yardbird Chef Sticks to Tasty, Simple Food

  • For all his success as a composer (his most-played song is probably "Gingerbread Boy"), Mr. Heath's two birthday highlights were standards composed by his major inspirations, Charlie Parker ("Yardbird Suite") and Billy Strayhorn ("A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing").

    Birthday Wishes, Halloween Dreams

  • Yardbird has been hailed as Hong Kong's "it" restaurant, garnering glowing reviews and standing-room-only crowds since it opened this summer.

    Yardbird Chef Sticks to Tasty, Simple Food

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