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

Live Bird Trailer


Watch the trailer for Live Bird. One-man play about Jazz legend Charlie "Bird" Parker.

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I'm very excited to return to Charlie Parker's hometown of Kansas City, Missouri to perform Live Bird - One Man Play about Charlie Parker at the Green Lady Lounge this Tuesday, August 23 in celebration on Charlie Parker Month which coincides with his birthday on August 29. ...

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Jeff Robinson Trio

August 14, 2016, 7:30pm - August 15, 2016, 12:00am

The Jeff Robinson Trio - Featured Poets August 14, 2016 “Whether they’re the fierce undercurrent of a poet’s musings or simply jammin’ on their own, the Jeff Robinson Trio exhibit a power and confidence that flirts with perfection.” Patricia Smith “The Jeff Robinson Trio is one of the most innovative and revolutionary bands of today that mixes the old with a new kind of flavor.” – Abiodun Oyewole, The Last Poets “Magicians! Wizards! The Jeff Robinson Trio is the best poetry band in the country” Marc Smith – Creator of the Poetry Slam.

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Here's a great documentary about Charlie Parker!

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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.

The Green Lady Lounge


I just got a gig for Live Bird at the Green Lady Lounge in Kansas City. […]

Live Bird in Cambridge


We just inked a performance at the legendary Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge on September 10th! […]

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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