Music: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at Marcus Garvey Park (Free)


Join jazz legend Jimmy Heath as he pays homage to Charlie Parker’s historic compositions on Friday, August 23, at Marcus Garvey Park, 18 Mt. Morris Park West. This Summer Stage event will consist of nostalgic performances that will keep Charlie Parker’s spirit and legacy alive. Show starts at 7pm and ends at 9pm. Free. A must for Jazz enthusiasts.

Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant saxophonist, magnificent composer and arranger. He has performed with nearly all the jazz greats of the past fifty years, including Charlie Parker himself, Howard McGhee, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Wynton Marsalis.

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Central Park SummerStage: La Mega with Tito Nieves and Alex Sensation (Free)


On Sunday, August 18, Summer Stage is hosting La Mega’s (97.9 fm) 6th Annual Tropical Fest, located in Central Park. The festival will include performances by Tito Nieves, the man behind the 90’s anthem I Like It Like That, and La Mega’s own, DJ Alex Sensation. Hours: 3pm – 7pm.

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