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Charlie Parker's Yardbird
Join us on a freeform expedition into the mind, heart, and personal purgatory of the man they called Yardbird.
While the body of the legendary tormented saxophonist Charlie “Yardbird” Parker lies unidentified in a New York City morgue, his ghost travels back to Birdland, the famed New York City jazz club named after him. As he struggles to complete his final masterpiece, the great bebop innovator revisits the demons, inspirations, and women who have both fueled and hindered his creative genius.
With the aid of his strong mother Addie, three of his four wives, and his partner in the bebop jazzView more
2425 Liberty Avenue , Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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