Brendan Dawes
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A teenage Charlie Parker has a cymbal thrown at him | Music | The Guardian

A teenage Charlie Parker has a cymbal thrown at him | Music | The Guardian

I first heard about this story when I watched Whiplash, though I think over the years it’s been changed to having a cymbal thrown at his head, when in actuality it was his feet. Even so this is a great piece about failure, craft and doing things differently.