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  1. A surname.
  2. (jazz) Charlie Parker (1920–1955), Jazz saxophonist.
    • 2012, John Szwed, quoting Miles Davis, So What: The Life of Miles Davis[1], arrow books, →ISBN:
      When Bird played like that, it was like hearing music for the first time. I'd never heard anybody play like that. Later Sonny Rollins and I would try to do things like that, and me and Trane, those short, hard bursts of musical phrases. But when Bird played like that, he was outrageous…

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