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Jazz Foundation Presents “BIRD CALLS” A Loving Tribute to Charlie Parker (Jazz)
December 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
The Jazz Foundation of America will continue its fundraising efforts on behalf of musicians affected by the pandemic with a livestream of “BIRD CALLS,” a two-hour all-star show celebrating the centennial of saxophonist, composer, and legendary musical innovator Charlie “Yardbird” Parker.
The show’s performances were recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl in New York, Vibrato Grill in Los Angeles, and the New Orleans Jazz Museum, observing strict health safety protocols, and will benefit the JFA’s COVID-19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund.
There will be an encore presentation at 9pm.
“BIRD CALLS” pays tribute to a peerless artist and musical genius by capturing stunning performances and heartfelt reflections at an extraordinary moment in our shared history. Most important, “BIRD CALLS” will raise funds for COVID-19 assistance, as the JFA continues to provide support for basic living expenses like rent, groceries, and utility bills to artists and families across the country. (Jazz)
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