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Celebrating BirdThe Triumph of Charlie Parker$

Gary Giddins

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816690411

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816690411.001.0001

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Epigraph

Epigraph

Source:
Celebrating Bird
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press

(p.vii) For the grand destruction one must be worthy.

ELIZABETH HARDWICK

I know noble accents And lucid, inescapable rhythms; But I know, too, That the blackbird is involved In what I know

WALLACE STEVENS

Some would hold … that music has some contribution to make to the cultivation of our minds nd to the growth of moral wisdom.

ARISTOTLE (p.viii)