Join us as we celebrate the life,
the music, and the iconic legacy
of Kansas City’s own:

Charlie “Yardbird” Parker!

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CD Release Morgan Faw and The Flame + Jam Session with Houston Smith & Bobby Watson 7:00 pm
CD Release Morgan Faw and The Flame + Jam Session with Houston Smith & Bobby Watson @ The Blue Room
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
CD Release Morgan Faw and The Flame + Jam Session with Houston Smith & Bobby Watson @ The Blue Room
SPOTLIGHT: CHARLIE PARKER EVENT It Takes a Village – CD Release Performance featuring Morgan Faw and The Flame With a special edition of the famous “Blue Monday Jam Session” co-hosted by Houston Smith and Morgan Faw. (*Special[...]
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Charlie Parker’s Kansas City – Chuck Haddix, Clarence Smith, and Lisa Henry 5:15 pm
Charlie Parker’s Kansas City – Chuck Haddix, Clarence Smith, and Lisa Henry @ Truman Auditorium at Plaza Branch Library
Aug 23 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Charlie Parker's Kansas City - Chuck Haddix, Clarence Smith, and Lisa Henry @ Truman Auditorium at Plaza Branch Library
EVENT SCHEDULE 5:30 pm: Reception 2022 Kansas City Area Youth Jazz Fellows Trio: Ari Staggs (piano), Isaac Pieters (bass), Maurice Butler (drums). Food and beverage provided   6:00 pm: Charlie Parker’s Kansas City Moderator: Chuck[...]
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“Ode 2 Bird” featuring Houston Smith + Morgan Faw and The Flame. 8:30 pm
“Ode 2 Bird” featuring Houston Smith + Morgan Faw and The Flame. @ The Blue Room
Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
“Ode 2 Bird” featuring Houston Smith + Morgan Faw and The Flame. @ The Blue Room
FRIDAY, August 26 from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm is “Ode 2 Bird” showcasing the 2022 Spotlight: Charlie Parker “Artists in Residence” – Morgan Faw and Houston Smith, and featuring Faw’s band “The Flame.” @[...]
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“BIRD GOES TO SCHOOL” (Bird Boot Camp + Musical Salute it’s for All Ages who want to learn about the music)) 9:00 am
“BIRD GOES TO SCHOOL” (Bird Boot Camp + Musical Salute it’s for All Ages who want to learn about the music)) @ Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
"BIRD GOES TO SCHOOL" (Bird Boot Camp + Musical Salute it's for All Ages who want to learn about the music)) @ Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts
It’s FREE | MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION AT BIRDBOOTCAMP.ORG
Annual Musical Salute to Charlie Parker 4:00 pm
Annual Musical Salute to Charlie Parker @ Charlie “Bird” Parker Plaza
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Annual Musical Salute to Charlie Parker @ Charlie “Bird” Parker Plaza
Annual Musical Salute to Charlie Parker Happy Birthday, Charlie! Burnett Music Foundation was able to establish a strategic partnership in 2022 with the American Jazz Museum and brings its Bird Boot Camp’s “Musical Salute to[...]
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