Saxophone Supreme: The Life & Music of Charlie Parker

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  • This exhibit, co-curated by the American Jazz Museum and Chuck Haddix of UMKC Libraries and the La Budde Special Collections, provides an in-depth look at Parker's brilliance and charisma, impacting the course of music like no other. KC native and pioneering composer and improviser, Charlie Parker ushered in a new era of jazz and influenced subsequent generations of musicians. This centennial exhibition features groundbreaking research, album covers, sheet music, and rare audio selections. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sundays from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM.