Kansas City celebrates Charlie Parker on the occasion of 100 years since he was born!

Kansas City

To celebrate 100 years of the music of Charlie Parker, Jr. – Kansas City, Missouri – where Charlie Parker Jr. grew up – CreativeCityKC invites you to honor his legacy and send us your birthday greetings.

Kansas City and the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Cities of Music invite you to submit a short video clip to celebrate the life and music of Charlie Parker Jr. on the occasion of the centennial of his birth, August 29th, #Bird100.

If you are interested in participating, please send us an email: wagnerjaco@umkc.edu  We will send you a link to a DropBox folder for uploading your video files. Videos should be short and easy to share on Instagram.

All UNESCO Cities in the UCCN Network regardless of cluster are invited to participate.

All musicians, poets and creative people influenced by the life and music of Charlie Parker, Jr. are welcome to send us a birthday greeting. Please tell us who you are – what city you are in, and a “happy birthday Charlie Parker.”

Email us at wagnerjaco@umkc.edu and we will send you a link to upload your video file to.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creativecitykc
UNESCO Creative Cities of Music: www.citiesofmusic.net
UNESCO Creative Cities Network:  https://en.unesco.org/creative-cities/home
Kansas City UNESCO contact: Ms. Anita Dixon, creativecitykc@gmail.com +1 816.612.0864
Kansas City Events for Charlie Parker 100: https://spotlightcharlieparker.org/
Official Bird100 site: http://charlieparkermusic.com/#