Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 8/17 - 8/26
Sunday, August 26
Red Rooster, New York NY
We are very excited about The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival going from August 17th until August 26th. This annual music program assembles some of the finest musicians in the world who reflect Parker's musical individuality and genius, to promote appreciation for this highly influential and world-renowned artist.
Top Notch musicians such as Lakecia Benjamin, Gregory Porter and many others will be featured on the festival's lineup.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary, City Parks Foundation will be presenting a variety of events, panels, and workshops leading up to the weekend festival that will help celebrate the legacy of Charlie Parker and further illuminate jazz in a diverse way.
Enter our contest on Facebook for grand prizes:
-2 reserved VIP seats at all 3 festival dates (Aug 24 / 25/26) & 2 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival T-shirts.
-2 reserved seats, and a meal for 2 at Ginnys for the Lakecia Benjamin show.
-2 reserved VIP seats at Sundays Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at Tompkins Square, an autographed copy of Gregory Porters' Be Good album, meet n greet with Gregory, and 2 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Tshirts.
Check back frequently for updates and additional events:
8/17 Charlie Parker Tribute atÂ Whole Foods Market Upper West Side - Jazz Legends- More Info
8/19 Andy Milne's Bandwidth atÂ Ginny's Supper Club at Red Rooster - Â More Info
8/20 Lakecia Benjamin atÂ Ginny's Supper Club at Red Rooster - More Info
8/21 Charlie Parker on Swing Street:Â Musical StorytellingÂ at Bill's Place Â - More Info - Capacity has been reached for this event.
8/21 Charlie Parker in 2012 Bird (Still) In Flightat Harlem School of the Arts - More Info
8/22 A Conversation with Miguel Atwood-Ferguson andÂ AshleyÂ Kahn- at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music- More Info
8/23 Workshop: WeBop: A Family Jazz PartyÂ at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music – More Info - Capacity has been reached for this event.
8/23Theatrical Presentation: Daniel Carlton presents "When Smalls Has It All" at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music – More Info
8/24 Bird With Strings With Miguel Atwood-Ferguson And Special GuestsÂ at Marcus Garvey Park, produced by Revive Music – More Info
8/25 Roy Haynes / Rene Marie's 'Experiment In Truth' / Derrick Hodge / ErimajÂ at Marcus Garvey Park– More Info
8/26 Ernestine Anderson Quartet / Gregory Porter / Andy Milne & Dapp Theory/ Sullivan FortnerÂ at Tompkins Square Park - More Info