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1. 'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow 'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow June/July, 1998 Article describes an effort by the steering committee of the Kaw valley Arts Council and a group of University of Kansas Architecture students to create a Charlie Parker Memorial Park in Kansas City, Kansas....

2. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

3. About Faces: Charlie "Bird" Parker About Faces: Charlie "Bird" Parker Spring//2001 Biographical sketch of the famous jazz musician Charlie "Bird" Parker.

4. All That Jazz All That Jazz March 1973 Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's influence on it before 1900 and after World War I.

5. Bird Memorial to Be Unveiled without Bones Bird Memorial to Be Unveiled without Bones April//1999 Photos and article about the "plans for a grand celebration to open the Charlie 'Bird' Parker Plaza" on "the southeast corner of 17th Terrace and the Paceo [sic]," with a statue of Parker and canceled...

6. Bird Statue Renovation Complete Bird Statue Renovation Complete December 2006/January 2007 Article reporting a renovation of Robert Graham's Charlie 'Bird' Parker Memorial sculpture in September 2006. A propane torch and proprietary chemical mix invented by the artist was used to combat the...

7. Bird' Grave--Tenor and All Bird' Grave--Tenor and All April/May, 2004 Brief item calling for the replacement of Charlie "Bird" Parker's headstone in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City. According to the author, the headstone "embarrasses our city" by displaying a tenor saxophone...

8. Chasin' the Bird Chasin' the Bird April/May 2006 Book review of Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker, by Brian Priestly (Oxford University Press, 2006). Article includes a brief overview of Parker's links to Kansas City and highlights...

9. Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth August/September 2005 Brief item describing an article from The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2005, reporting on jazz historians Chuck Haddix and Llew Walker's discoveries of the addresses of Charlie "Bird" Parker in the Kansas...

10. Hampton's Hot Licks Hampton's Hot Licks October - November, 2005 Article recounting an August 28, 2005 birthday celebration for Charlie Parker held at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery. The event, attended by about 250 fans and 30 Parker family members, was captured...

11. Jay McShann: "It's Still a Gas Playing in Kansas City" Jay McShann: "It's Still a Gas Playing in Kansas City" February/March, 1997 Interview with Kansas City jazz legend Jay McShann. McShann discusses his personal jazz history, as well as his relationship with Charlie Parker.

12. Jazz: Hot and Cool Jazz: Hot and Cool Summer//1976 Description of the jazz scene in Kansas City between 1918 and 1976.

13. Kansas City Jazz: A History Kansas City Jazz: A History Spring//1987 Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's contribution to the "only true American art form."

14. Reflections of Bird Reflections of Bird August//1995 Photos and biographical article about Charlie Parker (1920-1955), an internationally prominent jazz saxophonist starting out in 1930s Kansas City and born in Kansas City, Kansas.

15. Robert Graham's Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial Robert Graham's Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial April 2007 Article describes history and methodology of Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial commissioned by Tony and Marti Oppenheimer and sculpted by Robert Graham.