Kansas City Remembers Charlie Parker

An EXCEPTIONAL read on the topic of KC Jazz history and one of the greatest musicians ever to call this cowtown home . . . Read more:

A Tribute to Charlie Parker as KC Celebrates the Centennial of the Artist's Birth - KC STUDIO

Charlie Parker is revered as a jazz genius - a bold and brilliant innovator largely responsible not only for revolutionizing the music's sound, but for transforming its image from that of captivating entertainment to incontestable art. In doing so, the alto saxophonist known for improvisational mastery entered the pantheon of American legends.