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Parker, Charlie (4)
Charlie Parker Statue (4)
Jazz Musicians (2)
Sculpture (2)
18th and Vine District (2)
Blues Music (1)
King, Lester Wizard (1)
Local Musicians (1)
Memorials (1)
Monuments & Memorials (1)

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Magazine Article (3)
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May 12006 (1)
1999 (1)
April/8-14/1999 (1)
December 2006/january ... (1)
February/march, 1999 (1)

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Dean Hampton (1)
Dory Deangelo (1)

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1. '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,...

2. A Big Bust A Big Bust April/8-14/1999 Authors reaction to the statue honoring jazz musician Charlie Parker, located in the 18th and Vine historical district.

3. 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...

4. Charlie Parker Sculpture Charlie Parker Sculpture 1999 View looking toward the northwest with the Charlie Parker Memorial sculpture in view as well as the Kansas City downtown skyline. Parker memorial is located at 17th Terrace and the Paseo in the historic...

5. Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King May 1, 2006 Brief article describes the planting of a tree as a memorial to Kansas City bluesman Lester "Wizard" King. The oak tree was planted just north of the Charlie Parker statue in the plaza area behind the...