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Bird Lives! Charlie Parker at 100 Festival by Jazz at Lincoln Center

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, August 30, 2020

An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Friday, September 4, 2020

Join us for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s virtual festival celebrating the iconic pioneer of bebop, “Bird Lives! Charlie Parker at 100 Festival!”

From 8/25 – 9/4, our digital events, livestream concerts and education classes will be centered around and dedicated to the one-and-only Charlie Parker.

Join Jazz at Lincoln Center for the virtual Bird Lives! Charlie Parker at 100 Festival! The celebration includes live-streamed performances by Immanuel Wilkins, Godwin Louis, and more from Dizzy’s Club #JazzFromHome. In addition, audiences will enjoy sessions of A Closer Listen that unpack Charlie Parker’s influence and legacy. Hosted by Seton Hawkins and Yunie Mojica, this series will explore Bird’s early recordings, the iconic Charlie Parker with Strings sessions, recordings of the late 1940s including Charlie Parker backed by Machito and his Afro-Cubans, and so much more. Celebrate the centennial of this boundary-defying, bebop pioneer!

For the full schedule of “Bird Lives! Charlie Parker at 100 Festival” events, visit: jazz.org/birdlives/

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