Birdland

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Oct17Thu
Mari Koga (vo) Quintet
Birdland
New York, NY
$30
Oct24Thu
Adison Evans
Birdland
New York, NY
Oct27Sun
Paul Marinaro
Birdland
New York, NY
Oct31Thu
Jenny Scheinman
Birdland
New York, NY
Nov1Fri
Jenny Scheinman
Birdland
New York, NY
Nov2Sat
Jenny Scheinman
Birdland
New York, NY
Nov3Sun
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Birdland
New York, NY
Nov5Tue
Issac Delgado, Isaac Delgado
Birdland
New York, NY
Birdland

Ever since most of Chicago’s top musicians moved to New York in the mid-to-late 1920s, New York City has been the Jazz Mecca. Nearly every major jazz style of the past seventy years has been initiated in the Big Apple.

It was Charlie Parker, familiarly known to his fans and fellow musicians as “Bird,” a contraction of Yardbird, his formal nickname, who was the dynamic creative personality and genius of the alto saxophone who served as the inspiration for Birdland.

When the original Birdland opened sixty years ago in December, 1949, Charlie Parker was the headliner and the club was located on Broadway, a block west of the 52nd Street scene, which was a hotbed of jazz in the 1930s and 40s.

Miraculously, just as the scene on 52nd Street caved in, Birdland was born and quickly came to prominence

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