Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Haiku: Birdsong

bird god of jazz sings
sweet saxophone melody
interpolation

"Bird Lives"
(sculpture of Charlie "Bird" Parker)
by Robert Graham (sculptor), 1999





trumpet solo wails 
tribute honoring yardbird
ultimate birdsong

Trumpet player Maynard Ferguson
Plays my favorite version of 'Birdland'
written homage of Charlie Parker's NY Jazz Club


Carpe Diem #108, Birdsong

I immediately thought of one of my favorite jazz tunes, "Birdland," when I saw today's prompt. So I hope you enjoyed my take on a little birdsong today.