Charlie Parker: Expectations of Bird

Kansas City saxophonist Charlie "Yardbird" Parker was born August 29th, 1920. To learn more about Parker and celebrate his birthday all month long, the American Jazz Museum presents an array of free programming opportunities! 

"Expectations of Bird" is an art showcase by Ron Chaney, owner of Ethnic Art Gallery, and artist Alexander Austin. Artwork will be for sale.

Other events celebrating Charlie Parker

Friday, August 2nd @ 5:00 pm - Ready, Set, Bird!

Friday, August 16th @ 7:00 pm - Bird's The Word

Thursday, August 29th @ 5:00 pm - Bird's Fixings





American Jazz Museum


American Jazz Museum
1616 E 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States