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Birdland

Address

315 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
ph. 212-581-3080

Events

Date Event Time (Price)
Dec12Tue Stacey Kent 8:30 pm
$50
Dec12Tue Stacey Kent 11:00 pm
$50
Dec13Wed David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band 5:30 pm
$30
Dec13Wed Stacey Kent 8:30 pm
$50
Dec13Wed Stacey Kent 11:00 pm
$50
Dec14Thu Fleur Seule 6:00 pm
$30
Dec14Thu Stacey Kent 8:30 pm
$50

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Birdland

Ever since most of Chicago’s top musicians moved to New York in the mid-to-late 1920s, New York City has been the Jazz Mecca. Nearly every major jazz style of the past seventy years has been initiated in the Big Apple.

It was Charlie Parker, familiarly known to his fans and fellow musicians as “Bird,” a contraction of Yardbird, his formal nickname, who was the dynamic creative personality and genius of the alto saxophone who served as the inspiration for Birdland.

When the original Birdland opened sixty years ago in December, 1949, Charlie Parker was the headliner and the club was located on Broadway, a block west of the 52nd Street scene, which was a hotbed of jazz in the 1930s and 40s.

Miraculously, just as the scene on 52nd Street caved in, Birdland was born and quickly came to prominence

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