Charlie Parker's Birthday in the Jazz District
August 31, 2009
Saturday, August 29, 2009: the Mutual Musicians Foundation's Bird Lives Festival competed for crowds with the American Jazz Museum's Yardbird Jazz & Film Festival. One felt like a street party; the other, a day at the museum.
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Kicking off Bird Lives, loads of KC jazz and blues musicians came out for a group photo inspired by Art Kane's Harlem 1958 masterpiece.
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