Bird’s contribution to 20th century American culture was breathtaking, and there’s still has so much we can learn from him about being a creative artist in 2020, the centennial year of his birth. So now’s the time to re-explore, re-assess and enjoy his music and his story.

This website is a grassroots effort to gather together various resources to help both old fans and new revisit his music and benefit from the decades of study and research that have shined some light on Charlie Parker’s magnificent jazz improvisations and his colorful life.