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Meet Jeff Evans

Read "Meet Jeff Evans" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper

Our first Super Fan of 2019 is such a jazz head that he and his wife of 42 years got engaged at a jazz club. These days, Jeff frequently can be seen in the New York clubs indulging several of his passions at once. Living in a city he describes as “richly blessed" with venues, he ...

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Kicks Off August 21st!

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Kicks Off August 21st!

City Parks Foundation announces the CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL - August 21-25 City Parks Foundation proudly announces the 21st edition of the beloved late summer jazz favorite, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. In the world of modern music, few figures loom as large or cast as long a shadow as saxophonist Charlie Parker, best known as “Bird” (short ...

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The Cookers and the Vijay Iyer Trio, at Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2010

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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
Tompkins Square Park
New York, NY
August 29, 2010

After a blistering blues-based set by New York-based singer Catherine Russell, the 7-piece hard-bop ensemble The Cookers (Billy Harper: tenor sax; Eddie Henderson and David Weiss: trumpets; Craig Handy: alto sax and flute; George Cables: piano; Cecil McBee: bass and Billy Hart: ...

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Papo Vazquez and Cedar Walton at The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, NYC

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Papo Vazquez and Cedar Walton
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
Tompkins Square Park, New York City
August 30, 2009


The weather did not threaten the second day of music at the annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park. The sun shone through all day, treating fans ...