Gary Bartz — "hailed as one of the greatest alto saxophonists since Cannonball Adderley" — is the headliner.
Also on the bill, via SummerStage:
Audiences attending the show are in for a treat, as they’ll also hear longtime gospel, blues, and jazz pianist, Amina Claudine Myers, the boundary-breaking trio The Bad Plus, and UNHEARD, a piece honoring Charlie Parker featuring musicians Immanuel Wilkins, Joel Ross, and Adam O’Farrill commissioned in association with The Joyce and George Wein Foundation under the artistic supervision of The Jazz Gallery.
The Jazz Festival will also have dates up in Marcus Garvey Park today and tomorrow.
Parker, who died in 1955 at age 34, lived at 151 Avenue B from 1950-54.