Dance Performances - For 'Bird' - With Love

About For 'Bird' - With Love

Description

From all of us forever touched by his magic.

A tribute to the great jazz musician Charlie “Bird” Parker, For ‘Bird’ - With Love brings the audience back to the relaxed atmosphere of an after-hours jam session at a local jazz club. The dancers emulate Parkers’ swing-based style and knack for improvisation while dressed to the nines. In the bejeweled costumes designed by Randy Barcelo, the Company revels in the sounds of Parker himself, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie and Jerome Kern.
 

Performance Schedule & Tickets

There are no upcoming performances for this repertory piece.

Choreography

Music

Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Jerome Kern (“A Night in Tunisia”); Original music composed, assembled and conducted by Coleridge Taylor Perkinson

Lighting

Timothy Hunter

Set and Costume Design

Randy Barcelo

First Performance

October 1984 -- Kansas City, MO

Run Time

46 minutes

Musical Style

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