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Book: Chasin' the Bird

Chapter: Now's the time

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.18772


Chapter begins at the end of 1943 with Parker's drug use inhibiting his working life as he tours during the war years. Long term gigs in New York and significant reviews and recordings combined with upheavals on the domestic side culminating with his being committed to the California state mental hospital at
Camarillo in 1946.

Chapter Contributors

  • Brian Priestley ( - book-auth-108) 'Musician'