Saxophone great Charlie Parker (Forest Whitaker) builds a career in jazz while fighting drug addiction in Clint Eastwood's Bird (1988).
Forest Whitaker the title character, sax player Charlie Parker, with wife Chan (Diane Venora), after his release from hospital following a minor crisis, recalling his obligation to friend and trumpet legend Dizzy Birks Gillespie (Samuel E. Wright), in Clint Eastwood's Bird, 1988.
Director Clint Eastwood and writer Joel Oliansky extrapolating from real events, their subject the saxophone virtuoso Charlie Parker (Forest Whitaker) admitted to Bellevue Hospital in New York, clashing with a patient (George Orrison), his wife Chan (Diane Venora) and a doctor (Arlen Dean Snyder) di... more
A minor ii V i jazz lick in the style of Charlie Parker.
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