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Friday Aug 29 | Hilobrow

Charlie Parker

Whatever one's interest in jazz, know there will never be a musician greater than CHARLIE "YARDBIRD" PARKER .

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Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Charlie Parker's influence lives on

Jesse Adams plays keyboard with Just Friends, a jazz sextet that recorded a CD called "27536: Alive & Well," which features original compositions with locally familiar titles.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New York, West End (Washington, DC), Howard University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Pitch

Green Room Burgers & Beer and Cinder Block release super-hoppy IPAs

This week is about hoppy beers, with new IPAs from Green Room Burgers & Beer and Cinder Block Brewery.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Kansas City, KS, Jazz

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Jazz Festival celebrates the music of life

Four stages at Hart Plaza and Cadillac Square www.detroitjazzfest.com Free admission 'If you don't live it,' the genius saxophonist Charlie Parker once said, 'it won't come out of your horn.'

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Related Topix: Jazz, Detroit, MI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Bird with Strings: Live

This Friday marks the 94th anniversary of alto saxophonist Charlie Parker's birth.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Inventions, Science / Technology

Sat Aug 23, 2014

All About Jazz

Jimmy Heath: Charlie Parker with Strings

Jimmy Heath: Langston Hughes Library, Flushing, New York, 30th April 2013 It was impossible to make a choice! This is Charlie Parker with Strings [Mercury records, 1950]A-a compilation of all the Someone at The Charlie Parker organisation that used to give the benefits for Charlie ParkerA-the Foundation that his wife startedA-made this compilation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jimmy Heath, Jazz, Flushing, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

Jazz isn't dead in KC

Bobby Watson, director of jazz studies at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, is being credited for contributing to the renaissance of Kansas City jazz.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Charlie Parker flies again in 'Bird Lives!'

The tragically brief life and career of Charlie "Bird" Parker consumes "Bird Lives!" at the Attic.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Drugs, Entertainment

Uptown Flavor

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

"You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker" - the words of jazz great Miles Davis paying homage to the forefathers of a musical movement now celebrated around the world.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Visible Music

A show of work on paper and canvas by Nancy Hull Kearing will be on display at the Albert Wisner Public Library from Sept.

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Related Topix: Tango, Piazzolla, Jazz, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Visible Music

A show of work on paper and canvas by Nancy Hull Kearing will be on display at the Albert Wisner Public Library from Sept.

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Related Topix: Tango, Piazzolla, Jazz, Entertainment

Sat Aug 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Montae Russell Channels Charlie 'Bird' Parker...

Charlie Parker was born in Kansas City, KS on August 29, 1920, and raised in Kansas City, MO, the only child of Charles and Addie Parker.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Kansas City, KS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Jazz inspires S.A. artist's painting "improvisations"

Steven G. Smith's "Jammin' at the Camarillo" is a reference to the late jazz great Charlie Parker.

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Related Topix: Jazz, San Antonio, TX

Business Journal

Charlie Parker Celebration revels in KC jazz

The Charlie Parker Celebration isn't just about the Kansas City saxophone great.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Kansas City, MO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Inside Bay Area

How we celebrated World Cat Day: Social media reaction

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.

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Related Topix: Stan Getz, Jazz

Thu Aug 07, 2014

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: City Parks Foundation Presents the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, August 23-24, 2014

New York, NY: City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 22nd edition of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Harlem (New York, NY), East Village (New York, NY), Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong

The Campbell Reporter

Timothy McAllister deconstructs John Adams' Saxophone Concerto

Timothy McAllister is one of the classical saxophone wizards of our day, busy with his own PRISM saxophone quartet and lately becoming the man of the hour for a couple of big jazz-inspired works by composer John Adams.

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Related Topix: Saxophone, Classical, John Adams, Symphony, Arts, Jazz, Stan Getz, Eric Dolphy, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 06, 2014

SFGate

Mike Lipskin and Dick Hyman: Stride piano virtuosos reunite

Stride pianist Mike Lipskin will play solos and duets with pianist and composer Dick Hyman at Piedmont Piano Co.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New York, Music, Entertainment

Sun Aug 03, 2014

SFGate

Art + Soul Festival Brings Bay Area Together

Celebrity chef Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen was presented with the Key to the City by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan at the 14th annual Art and Soul Festival in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Jazz, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Opinion

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