The Bad Plus on the early recording of Ornette Coleman and Paul Bley playing a Charlie Parker tune:
Parker and Coleman both being musicians who couldn't help but play what was in their heads.
And John Litweiler in his Ornette Coleman biography asserts that Parker and Coleman (along with Buddy Bolden and Louis Armstrong) provided the "major turning points in the course of jazz history."
I'm fascinated by this intersection of two jazz legends, although frankly, this particular song is not all that great.
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