55 Years Ago: Charlie Watts Publishes ‘Ode to a Highflying Bird’

by | Jan 24, 2020 | Bird100, Charlie Parker

“This book was my introduction to the world of ‘cool jazz’ due to Charlie Watt’s love of it.” – GoodReads

Fifty-five years ago, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts published an illustrated ode to Bird. Ode to a Highflying Bird was republished in 1991 and tied in with a release of Parker’s music recorded by the Charlie Watts Quintet titled FROM ONE CHARLIE TO ANOTHER.

Read more about this killer publication: https://re.tc/cpwattsodebird