|Third Annual Charlie Parker Memorial Jazz Concert, 1957
Joe Segal began his career booking bands for Roosevelt University in 1947. By the 1950s, he had become one of the premiere figures in the Chicago jazz scene, hosting shows in venues throughout the city, including the C&C Lounge, which held an annual memorial concert in honor of jazz great Charlie Parker beginning in 1955 on the day of Parker's death.
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