Dan the Automator, System of a Down's Serj Tankian and Me'Shell Ndegeocello are among the artists who are tweaking the music of legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker for Bird Up: The Charlie Parker Remix Project, due October 21st on Savoy Records.


A new wave of electronica artists are having a go at the classic jazz canon

VIBE Magazine - Bird Up, The Charlie Parker Remix Project

From Boston.com – The Boston Globe
synthesis.net Oct '03

Bird Up: The Charlie Parker Remix Project
synthesis.net Oct '03

Planet Magazine Review
Bird Up: The Charlie Parker Remix Project

CMJ New Music Report

AllHipHop News
RZA, Dan The Automator & More Pay Tribute to Charllie "Bird" Parker

Classics Redone - Los Angeles Times Calendar
The remixing phenomenon has reached jazz.

Ice Magazine - October, 2003
Bird is the Word

Jams with Parker and Beiderbecke
Steve Hochman - Special to The Times

"Bird Up" Project Pays Tribute To Charlie Parker
Classic Bird Tracks Are Reborn As Artists Deconstruct, Rework And Remix... in stores October 21.

Serj, Automator Remix Parker - Rolling Stone
Sax giant gets turntable treatment this fall

Pre Release Advance Press From Feature Story A New Mix - Downbeat

Savoy to Release Bird Remix Disc - JazzTimes


Hear tracks from Bird Up -
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1. Bird Of Paradise (Gone )
Produced and Constructed by
Serj Tankian
2. Relaxin' At Camarillo (Aug 29th)
Produced and Constructed by
Me'shell NdegeOcello
3. Cheers (X-ecutioners Style)
Produced and Constructed by
Rob Swift of the X-ecutioners
4. Bebop (Live at the Rooftop)
Produced and Constructed by
Choco and the RZA
 
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1. Now's the Time (No Time like Now)
2. Bird of Paradise (Gone)
3. A Night in Tunisia (Downpour)
4. Barbados (Where Fish Fly)
5. Constellation (Heavenly Bodies)
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