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The Passion of Charlie Parker - is 'Biggest Gainer', 'Most ADDed' & 'Chartbound' on Jazzweek chart

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The Passion of Charlie Parker is a new album from producer Larry Klein that tells the story of Charlie Parker using his music as inspiration for new songs that narrate his life. Guest artists include Gregory Porter, Madeleine Peyroux, Kandace Springs, actor Jeffrey Wright, and more. The album will be available on impulse!/ Verve digitally on June 16, with physical release to follow on June 30. Larry Klein says, "With this album I've endeavored to do something new and different in an effort to illustrate who ‘Bird' was as an archetypal character, and to draw attention to the huge impact that his work had on Jazz." Rather than create another tribute of traditional bebop tunes, Klein partnered with lyricist David Baerwald to create a musical play that tells the story of Charlie Parker's life while still playing with the jagged melodic nature of Charlie Parker's compositions.

The Passion of Charlie Parker is 'Biggest Gainer', 'Most ADDed' & 'Chartbound' on this week's Jazzweek chart moving up from postion #108 to #51, just missng the Top 50