Bold. Brave. Brilliant.
Music by Daniel Schnyder, Libretto by Bridgette A. Wimberly

Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

A journey through the mind of a great jazz legend, Charlie Parker’s Yardbird delves into the personal purgatory of the great American saxophonist. Told through a series of interconnected scenes following his death, Parker attempts to compose his final masterpiece while examining the demons that propelled his genius. Swiftly paced and pulsing with energy, this journey into the mind of a legend will captivate you from its first, blue notes to its final rest.

Charlie Parker's Yardbird is underwritten, in part, by:

The Carol Franc Buck Foundation

The Flinn Foundation



Dr. Martin L. Dresner

John A. Johnson and Patricia Coyne-Johnson

Susan and Lee Berk

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