Join the University of Illinois School of Music during this candlelit weekend of crickets, cocktails, and rich music in Allerton’s idyllic Music Barn. Purchase tickets here.
Celebrating 100 Years of Bird: A Tribute to the Music of Charlie Parker, U of I Jazz Faculty
Saturday, September 28th (Doors open at 7pm. Performance at 7:30pm.)
This concert will present the many compositions and facets that made Charlie Parker famous as one of the originators of the jazz genre known as bebop in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. Charlie Parker’s career in jazz still stands as one of the most preeminent in terms of style contributions and compositional contributions and the Allerton Festival Jazz Faculty concert will represent those contributions with live performances of many of Charlie Parker’s most famous works including notables suck as “Bebop”, “Confirmation”, “Aleu-Cha” in addition to some of his many blues-based compositions such as “Sippin At Bells”, “Barbados”, “Nows The Time” and “Blues for Alice”.
Purchase tickets here. (All seating is general admission. For special needs, please contact Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Please note that this event usually sells out and tickets will only be for sale at the door if still available.
Food + drink will be available for purchase (no outside alcohol, please).
Find more information on the 2019 Concert Series, presented by the U of I Community Credit Union, here.