Bird: Not Out Of Nowhere

This film looks back at the 21 years Charlie "Bird" Parker spent at home in Kansas City.

On the centennial of Charlie “Bird” Parker’s birth, Kansas City PBS presents a documentary that looks back at the twenty-one years Bird spent in Kansas City and his lasting impression on Kansas City Jazz. It will feature rarely seen archived footage of Charlie Parker and include interviews with musicians and historians with live performances from some of Kansas City’s most talented jazz musicians.

Bird: Not Out Of Nowhere is a local public television program presented by Kansas City PBS.
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Charlie Parker in Kansas City

Discover some of the places Charlie "Bird" Parker frequented in his 21 years in Kansas City.

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