Lost Shrines Series in NYC Pays Tribute to Charlie Parker

Three shows, three different looks at Bird

The Lost Jazz Shrines series, which describes itself as “dedicated to bringing legendary NYC jazz clubs back into the consciousness of the world with a thorough remembrance and celebration,” will examine the musical and stylistic legacy of Charlie Parker through the efforts of three alto saxophonists. The Artistic Director for the series, which takes place at New York’s BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, is Willard Jenkins. The shows are as follows:

"Latin Bird" - Friday, May 3
Concert at 8:30PM; $25 / students, seniors $15
T.K.Blue (Musical Director) - flute, soprano and alto sax
James Weidman - piano
Essiet Essiet - bass
Winard Harper - drums
Steve Turre – shells and trombone

Dragan Tasic

Rudresh Mahanthappa

Birdland: Reminiscing Tempo - Panel Discussion with NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston. Moderated by Willard Jenkins at 7PM, FREE.

"Charlie Parker:Timeless Innovation" - Friday, May 17
Concert at 8:30PM; $25 / students, seniors $15

Rudresh Mahanthappa (Musical Director) - alto saxophone
Matt Mitchell - Piano
François Moutin - Acoustic Bass
Rudy Royston - Drums

"The Cartographies of Flight" - Friday, May 31
Concert at 8:30PM; $25 / students, seniors $15

Marty Ehrlich - (Musical Director) woodwinds
James Zollar - trumpet
Marc Ribot - guitar
Michael Formanek - bass
Nasheet Waits - drums
Erica Hunt - poet and reader
Charles Bernstein - poet and reader

The Impact of Charlie Parker - Panel Discussion with TK Blue and Marty Ehrlich. Moderated by Willard Jenkins at 7PM, FREE.

Call (212) 220-1460 or visit Ticketing Services (12PM-6PM, Tue.-Sat.). Order single tickets online at Tribeca PAC.

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