The Bird Flies to Main Street

The exit of the Bird of Paradise piano from its old location on Ashley on moving day, March 19.  Owner Ron Brooks on far left.


Brooks gets acclimated to the new stage.

Opening night at the new Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main Street.  From left:  Tad Weed, 
Doug Horn, Don Swindell, Ron Brooks, Larry Nozero, Pete Siers. (March 30)

Brooks on opening night, 
with Pete Siers in the background.

Organist Joey DeFrancesco visited the 
Bird of Paradise with his trio on April 14

photographs by Kamau Yakini and Lars Björn