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2016 Charlie Parker Celebration
August 18, 2016 - August 27, 2016
Charlie Parker Celebration is a 10-day, city-wide event dedicated to bringing attention and awareness to the vibrant Kansas City jazz scene, creating pride in our jazz history and showing how this history is relevant today.
Artist in Residence, Tivon Pennicott, will sit in for one set with local artists at each of the live events listed above.
We’ve got live jazz all over the Kansas City metro, but that’s not all! We have also included educational jazz events in the celebration! Join us for our kick-off event at the American Jazz Museum for “The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker” with Ron McCurdy. Other educational events include:
The Art of Jam Session with Tivon Pennicott on August 20th from 9am-12pm at the American Jazz Museum
“We Remember Bird” Panel and Reception at the American Jazz Museum at 5pm on August 23rd
Charlie Parker Historical Tour at 10am on August 27th, tickets just $25!