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As part of the Jack Kerouac Birthday Celebration produced by Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, Jeff Robinson will perform his one man show about jazz legend Charlie “Bird” Parker entitled “Live Bird”. The play has appeared on off-Broadway and in Charlie Parker’s home town of Kansas City Missouri. This is a rare opportunity to see it right here in Lowell!
St. Louis Missouri native, composer, radio disc jockey, actor, director, playwright and poet, Jeff Robinston is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where he studied with saxophonists Bill Pierce and George Garzone. He’s studied theatre with Oleg Tabakov, Artistic Director of the legendary Moscow Art Theatre Company and Shakespeare scholar Kristin Linklater. Jeff has been nominated for several Independent Reviewers of New England Awards (IRNE) for his work as an actor and director. His radio show “Poetry Jam” is aired on WMBR 88.1 FM in Cambridge and is streamed live via the internet.
Light refreshments will be available.
A suggested donation can be paid in advance here or at the door. All proceeds help to cover event expenses.
A special thanks to Mr. James Irsay for his generous contribution to Lowell Celebrates Kerouac to help make the Birthday Celebration events possible.
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