Presented as part of Mesa Art Center's Performing Live series.

 

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Charlie Parker’s centennial year will be honored by showcasing “Bird’s” musical joy, humor, and beauty mining his deep repertoire and showcasing new, modern compositions. Co-musical directors Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone) and Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) celebrate one of the most influential artists in modern musical history, joined by Charenée Wade (vocals), Adam O’Farrill (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Larry Grenadier (bass) and Kassa Overall (DJ).