The 2016 Annual `21 Sax Salute` to Charles `Yardbird` Parker!

Saturday  27 August  2016  12:00 PM    Saturday  27 August  2016 1:30 PM
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1977 was the first official "21 Sax Salute'' for Charlie 'Bird' Parker, but the event goes back to at least the early 1970's. There's been a long standing tradition of gathering a group of musicians to play alongside the Charlie Parker 'grave' at Lincoln Cemetery in Blue Summit, Mo (Parker has been rumored to say he "did not want to be buried in Kansas City"- he is not) and the Kansas City Jazz Advocates are keeping this time honored tradition alive!

Although referred to as the '21 Sax Salute', we are seeking AS MANY HORN PLAYERS as possible!! Not limited to saxophones!!! Typically the group will perform Parker's 'Now's the Time', so brush up!!

HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!!!

Follow the link for map view of Lincoln Cemetery https://goo.gl/maps/8otvhZqiPwk

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Lincoln Cemetery
809 E Truman Rd, Kansas City, 64102, MO, United States

Mike Raymond Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 27/08/2016 16:32

Mike Raymond Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 27/08/2016 13:57
NorthLand Sky-Cam. Affordable Aerial Photo & Video Using Drones is heading out to get set up in Lincoln Cemetery to get some great aerial footage from SKYCAM of the Charlie Parker's 21 Sax Salute! Bird's Annual Graveside Life Celebration. It starts at noon. Stay tuned to this news feed... KC Jazz ALIVE.... for drone video and pics of this afternoon's celebration.

Eva Wojcik Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 26/08/2016 19:26
Tweet Tweet! ! :)

Natalie Richlinski Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 17/08/2016 00:06
Sounds fun!
Lincoln Cemetery
809 E Truman Rd, Kansas City, 64102, MO, United States
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