release date: 29.08.2021 via Endectomorph Music
“An engaging, delightful excursion into Birdology.” — George Kanzler, Hot House
“Radically inventive original compositions inspired by Charlie Parker.” – Mat Micucci, Jazziz
“…Sun swings for the fences with his sense of form and scale.” – Nate Chinen, WBGO
“Sun has a warmth, richness and rhythmic vitality to his playing that at times brings Lester Young or Sonny Rollins to mind.” – Troy Dostert, All About Jazz
“An outstanding recording…The album acknowledges the past, lives in the present and looks to the future… The spirit of Charlie Parker is very much alive on this one, an album that seems to bring new discoveries with every listen. Highly recommended.” – Miguel Zenón, saxophonist/composer
Kevin Sun‘s visionary, radical re-imagining of the music of Charlie Parker for a new century. The ‘<3 Bird’ album will be released on August 29, 2021, Parker’s 101st birthday.