Kevin Sun – <3 Bird (Endectomorph Music)

Charlie Parker tributes have taken various routes over the years, from straightforward renderings like the classic Stitt Plays Bird (1964) to free-ranging reimaginings like Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Bird Calls (2015) or Joe Lovano’s Bird Songs (2011). Reed player and composer Kevin Sun splits the difference, sometimes specifying precise details borrowed or altered. “Greenlit,” as described in

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