"A must for all Parker fans!" -- Howard Rumsey, the Lighthouse All Stars
"Brings out unsuspected mythic aspects of Parker, and the resonances set up in the poem are many and effective." -- Literary Review of Canada
"Focused, full of life, and incredibly well informed . . . Charlie Parker is so real that we can breathe him in." -- The Blindman's Rainbow
"Martin Gray's cadence is a perfect compliment to the poetry of jazz." -- Stan Levey, jazz drummer
"The nearly 300 page narrative should be dubbed the 'Bird Bible.'" -- allaboutjazz.com
"This is a collection that needs to be read, nay to be sung, by anyone claiming to love poetry." -- Iota Poetry Quarterly
About the Author
Martin Gray is one of the world's foremost scholars of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poetry. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia.