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East River Jazz Collective

8/29/2019 at 6:00 PM

August 29, 2019 is the 99th anniversary of the 1920 birth of saxophonist and composer Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, the innovative creator of Bebop and straight-ahead jazz. East River Jazz Collective – In the Spirit of Bird, performed by The Kent Miller Quartet, offers unique ensembles and interpretations of Charlie Parker’s compositions as well as original music of their own.

Featured Artist(s)
Kent Miller
Benny Russell
Greg C. Holloway
Darius Scott

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