Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Celebrates Legendary Musician Uptown and Downtown

via Jeff Mays at DNAinfo

A performer at at recent Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. (City Parks Foundation)

HARLEM — The two-day Charlie Parker Jazz Festival will be held in Harlem this weekend, where the legendary saxophonist had his famous jam sessions, and in the East Village, the neighborhood he called home.

 

Now in its 19th consecutive year, the festival kicks off in Marcus Garvey Park on Saturday and will be the largest event the newly renovated Richard Rodgers Amphitheater has hosted.   READ MORE >>>

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