Chuck Haddix http://kcur.org en Haddix On Charlie Parker http://kcur.org/post/haddix-charlie-parker <p>The sweet saxophone of Charlie Parker became legendary in jazz music, but the Kansas City hometown talent had a rocky life, with musical highlights and the lows of heroin addiction.</p><p></p><p>In the first part of Thursday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with KCUR&rsquo;s Chuck Haddix about <em>Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker,&nbsp;</em>the new biography he&rsquo;s written on Parker. We&rsquo;ll examine the stories it brings to light about the troubled but talented musician, his meteoric rise and his steep fall.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 44196 at http://kcur.org Haddix On Charlie Parker Holiday Fish Fry http://kcur.org/post/holiday-fish-fry <p>Roll back your Christmas rug for an abbreviated holiday public radio party. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:48:23 +0000 Jabulani Leffall, Matthew Long-Middleton & Jeffrey Harvey 29600 at http://kcur.org Holiday Fish Fry Windows Down, Stereo Up: New Music Releases With KCUR Hosts http://kcur.org/post/windows-down-stereo-new-music-releases-kcur-hosts <p>Is your musical taste stuck in a rut? Don&rsquo;t you wish you had cool friends to take you out to a record store for a music makeover? Well, now you do.</p><p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:22:55 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 15286 at http://kcur.org Windows Down, Stereo Up: New Music Releases With KCUR Hosts Charlie Pryor And The Brush Creek Follies http://kcur.org/post/charlie-pryor-and-brush-creek-follies-0 <p>To Rebecca Pryor, her grandfather Charlie was a kind of Pied Piper. Everywhere he went, he made music that thrilled listeners.<br style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; " /><br style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; " />Charlie Pryor was a percussionist, specializing in drum set, xylophone and a homemade musical washboard supped up with cowbells and horns. Tue, 06 Dec 2011 22:12:29 +0000 Alex Smith 8468 at http://kcur.org Charlie Pryor And The Brush Creek Follies