When: Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Online Internet Events, All over the world from, San Diego
Cost: Free – $100
Age limit: All ages
Description: <p>The Jazz Foundation of America continue their fundraising efforts on behalf of musicians affected by the pandemic with “Bird Calls,” a livestream event on FANS celebrating the centennial birthday of alto saxophonist Charlie “Yardbird” Parker. Musical Director Steve Jordan brought in a group of the world’s leading altoists: Antonio Hart, Vincent Herring, Miguel Zenón, Tom Scott, Jaleel Shaw, and Japan’s Erena Terakubo along with Kenny Barron, George Cables, Craig Haynes (son of Roy Haynes, who himself played behind Parker); trumpeters Jimmy Owens and Keyon Harrold; and guitarist Russell Malone. Nioka Workman’s Firey String Sistas guest on a performance saluting Parker’s “Bird With Strings” recordings for Verve. New Orleans’ legends, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, also make an appearance to touch on Charlie Parker’s lasting influence on the Crescent City.</p>
Source: SD Reader