African American Experience in Missouri Lecture: Chuck Haddix

Nov
19
6:00 pm
Where

Center for Missouri Studies
Cook Hall, First Floor
605 Elm Street
Columbia, MO 65201

African American Experience in Missouri

Where

Center for Missouri Studies
Cook Hall, First Floor
605 Elm Street
Columbia, MO 65201

Join Chuck Haddix, curator of the Marr Sound Archives, instructor in local jazz history at the Kansas City Art Institute, and host of popular radio program "Fish Fry," for a look at "Early Bird: Charlie Parker’s Life and Music in Kansas City."

Author of Kansas City Jazz: From Ragtime to Bebop—A History and Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker, Haddix will share new information on Parker’s time in Kansas City, giving fresh insight into his formative years as a man and musician and will feature previously unknown photos, newspaper coverage, manuscripts and recordings that illustrate the emerging genius of Charlie “Bird” Parker, one of the most influential musicians of all time.

6:00 pm Light Reception
6:30 pm Lecture
7:30 pm Book Signing & Meet and Greet

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Sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri’s Center for Missouri Studies and the University of Missouri Division of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity.