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Charlie Parker On Dial
Thu, June 8, 2017, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM BST
We welcome back ‘Charlie Parker On Dial’ – a tribute to jazz genius Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker, written and arranged by Alex Webb (creator of Cafe Society Swing), with vocalist Vimala Rowe.
'Good script, good concept, fantastic music' - London Jazz News
‘An unadulterated delight’ - Birdlives.co.uk
‘A continuously exuberant ride ... performed by a band as razor-sharp as those suits’ - Jazzwise.com
Charlie Parker On Dial focuses on just two years of Bird’s hectic life – the period he recorded with Ross Russell’s Dial label, producing classics such as Ornithology, Night in Tunisia, Relaxin’ at Camarillo, Scrapple From The Apple and Klacto-veeseds-tene – and revolutionising 1940s jazz in the process.