Live Bird

A One Man Play about Jazz legend Charlie "Bird" Parker“ written, directed and starring Jeff Robinson


"I knew Charlie as a man and not simply as a musical genius. Jeff portrays the Charlie I knew.” Widow, Doris Parker


Great poster!! ...

Anyone catch this one…

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A great photo of Charlie Parker and legendary singer Sarah Vaughan ...

Bird and Sarah Vaughan…

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Looking forward to seeing the movie about trumpeter Chet Baker starring Ethan Hawke called Born To Be Blue. I love these movies about jazz musicians. Chet played with Charlie Parker for a few gigs.

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I just saw the movie Miles Ahead about music icon Miles Davis by actor, director Don Cheadle and when I walked out of the theater I immediately thought "Miles would like this movie about him, Miles would have liked to be himself in this movie." It was not a traditional biopic. Found this interview of Don Cheadle and that's what he was trying to achieve.

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Out Of Nowhere


Eight songs taken from that concert (where Parker played a plastic saxophone) were released in 1983 by Elektra Records. Recently, producer Bill Potts has unearthed two more D.C. concerts.

Miles Davis Movie

Don Cheadle wrote, directed and stars in a biopic about Miles Davis.

Miles Ahead is a 2015 American biographical film directed by Don Cheadle, which Cheadle co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Stephen J. Rivele, and Christopher Wilkinson, based on the life of jazz musician Miles Davis.

Bird’s Wild Party


In 1952, Los Angeles would play host to one of Parker’s wildest exploits. The New York–based […]

Charlie Parker’s Diner


One of the most celebrated diners in the country is named after Charlie Parker! Charlie Parker’s […]

Yardbird Suite


This two-CD set is an ideal introduction to the music of Charlie Parker and the bop revolution. Its 38 tracks are culled from several labels, including Savoy and Dial.

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