Posts Tagged 'Charlie Parker'

The Last Of the Blue Devils

       This documentary filmed in the 1970s captures some of the best musicians from one of the most important musical scenes in Jazz history: Kansas City. Artists like Count Basie and Charlie Parker are featured, and the story of the great Kansas city Jazz scene is told through both archival footage as well as intimate jam sessions. The soul, heart, humor, and genius of these artists is captured beautifully in this incredible document of a magical era gone by. A must see for any Jazz lover.