Fly Higher: Charlie Parker @ 100

Upcoming Events / April 2020 / Fly Higher: Charlie Parker @ 100

Fly Higher: Charlie Parker @ 100

Friday, April 3, 2020, 8 pm
Symphony Center
Orchestra Hall
Chicago, IL

Acclaimed co-musical directors Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone) and Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) celebrate jazz master Charlie Parker, one of the most innovative and influential artists in modern musical history and examine his impact in pop, hip-hop, rap, rock, and jazz.

Joined by a superb lineup including Charenée Wade (vocals), Adam O’Farrill (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Larry Grenadier (bass) and Kassa Overall (DJ), Mahanthappa and Carrington will honor Charlie Parker’s centennial year by showcasing “Bird’s” uncompromising musical joy, humor, and beauty by mining his deep repertoire and showcasing new, modern compositions.