This year marks the 20th anniversary of the beloved late summer jazz favorite, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. In honor of this anniversary, SummerStage will present an additional evening of performances. This exceptional night will feature the world premiere of specially commissioned pieces by Revive Music in collaboration with Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, celebrating the vibrant work of Charlie Parker’s 1950’s record, Charlie Parker with Strings.
Produced by Revive Music
Bird with Strings is a concept curated by composer/arranger, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson in collaboration with Revive Music in celebration of the classic Charlie Parker album, Charlie Parker with Strings. Re-imagined in a modern context by combining the art of sampling, remixing and inventive compositions and arrangements for a full string section with ensemble, Bird with Strings is a series of pieces dedicated to a modern approach to the music, life and legacy of Charlie Parker.
Date: Friday, August 24th
Location: 18 Mount Morris Park West New York, 10027
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