In the Miles Davis' autobiography, Davis talks about how Charlie Parker gave away his classical scores before he died a few days later. Does anyone know the specific names of these scores?

  • This answer describes the story, but attributes it to Charlie Parker instead of John Coltrane – jdpatent Apr 22 at 22:40
  • Yes, I meant charlie parker. My question was based on that answer – Haversine Apr 22 at 23:09
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    A learned friend of mine suggested this: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… However he didn't have a firm source to quote, so for now we can only offer it as a suggestion rather than an answer. – MMazzon Apr 30 at 14:22
  • IIRC, the chapter on Charlie Parker in Leonard Feather's From Satchmo to Miles quotes him mentioning a number of classical works and composers - Debussy etc, but I don't have the exact quote. that might point to what scores he could have had - or not – Angst May 6 at 16:37

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