Charlie Parker set a new vocabulary for a more modern jazz — freer in harmony, freer in rhythm. Kansas City celebrations in honor of his 96th birthday continue this week.
Charlie Parker set a new vocabulary for a more modern jazz — freer in harmony, freer in rhythm. Kansas City celebrations in honor of his 96th birthday continue this week. File photo
Charlie Parker set a new vocabulary for a more modern jazz — freer in harmony, freer in rhythm. Kansas City celebrations in honor of his 96th birthday continue this week. File photo

Jazz Town: Celebrate Charlie Parker’s universe

August 21, 2016 08:00 AM

UPDATED August 21, 2016 08:00 AM

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