November 23, 2010

Jazz News: The Bird's Old Roost

A New York Times piece on Charlie Parker's old apartment...

Where a Bird Played Sax, Now Others Find Refuge
By Corey Kilgannon

There are two signs in front of 151 Avenue B, a row house in the East Village facing Tompkins Square Park. One is a bronze plaque identifying the building as a former home of the jazz legend Charlie Parker, who lived in the ground-floor apartment from 1950 to 1954. More...

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