An Interview with Charlie Parker’s Daughter

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During the annual Charlie Parker Celebration, Charlie Parker’s daughter, Kim Parker, will be joining us to celebrate the memory of Bird!  Chuck Haddix, Yoko Takemura, and Teddy Dibble interviewed Kim Parker last summer when she was in Kansas City for the celebration. This interview has only been published in Japanese, until now.  JAM Magazine translated and […]

Upload events to Jazz Near You

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Jazz Near You  is a worldwide calendar for live jazz events.  The app is growing more and more in Kansas City and we need your help to expand it even further! Using Jazz Near You’s simple upload system, we will gather once a month to upload all of the live jazz events around Kansas City to […]

2016 CPC Artist in Residence

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We are proud to announce Tivon Pennicott as the 2016 Charlie Parker Celebration Artist in Residence (AIR)!  His unique style incorporates his masterful attention to rhythm, tasteful melodic lines, and his deep understanding of the importance of the groove. His maturity as a player extends far beyond his years, facilitating music that is refreshing, insightful, […]