CHARLIE PARKER'S 100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, August 29, 2020
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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Commemorate Bird’s legacy with a digital celebration featuring a historic walk through Tompkins Square Park and a visit to Parker’s house; a conversation featuring Charlie Parker Jazz Festival founder Sam Turvey, performers Jason Moran, Jaleel Shaw and more; and archival highlights from the festival.
10:30 AM – 2018 CPJF Recap
10:45 AM – SummerStage Anywhere Culture Talk: Sam Turvey / Jerome Jennings / Erika Elliott
12:00 PM – 2018 CPJF – Unheard Project interview with Executive Artistic Director, Erika Elliot spoke with Immanuel Wilkins, Ross, Artistic Director of The Jazz Gallery Rio Sakairi, and jazz promoter George Wein
12:15 PM – SummerStage Anywhere Culture Talk: Sheila Jordan / Christian McBride
1:30 PM – 2019 CPJF Recap
1:45 PM – SummerStage Studio: Digital Tap class with Ayodele Casel
3:00 PM – An archival look back at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
4:00 PM – The world premiere of Charlie Parker At 100: A Celebration of Parker’s Birthday and the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival