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August 13, 2014 7:00 AM

Jazz Town: Now’s the time for a Charlie Parker celebration in Kansas City

This week, it’s all about Charlie Parker. In the city where the pioneer of modern jazz first learned his way around an alto saxophone, it hasn’t always been that way. But this year, during the run-up to his Aug. 29 birthday, the group KC Jazz Alive has put together a sizable community effort on behalf of Parker’s memory and achievements.

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