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Lincoln Center Presents the First Jazz Talk, Charlie Parker: The Myth vs. the Reality

Is your jazz knowledge a little lacking? If so, Lincoln Center is here to help with its Jazz Talk series, part of the center’s 2007-08 season.

The series, which consists of four sessions about various jazz topics, begins Nov. 8 with “Charlie Parker: The Myth vs. the Reality.” The session will feature moderator Lewis Porter, drummer Roy Haynes, writer and historian Ira Gitler and Jazz at Lincoln Center curator Phil Schaap discussing Bird and the truths and mysteries about his life.

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