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Charlie Parker’s NYC Apartment Now Renting for $5,700 a Month

As one of bebop’s originators once said, “If you don’t live it, it won’t come out your horn.” That piece of advice from Charlie Parker might apply to anyone looking to soak up some historical vibes by renting the legend’s former New York City apartment. Bird’s place is now on the market—for $5,700 a month. … Read More “Charlie Parker’s NYC Apartment Now Renting for $5,700 a Month”

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New Album Narrates Charlie Parker’s Life in Song

On June 16, Impulse!/Verve will release The Passion of Charlie Parker, an album of iconic Parker songs transformed through the addition of lyrics to create a musical play that narrates Bird’s life. Produced by Larry Klein with lyrics by David Baerwald, the album features actor Jeffrey Wright in the role of Parker as narrator, with vocals provided by … Read More “New Album Narrates Charlie Parker’s Life in Song”

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