Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Confirmation: Weekly News and Notes
*NPR is streaming a New Year's Eve concert by the Count Basie Orchestra. Contemporary R&B vocalist Ledisi sits in. She sounds great.
*Steve Penn wrote an interesting piece about the contributions of the Coda Jazz Fund.
*A nice recap of the past year in jazz is provided by Joe Klopus.
*The Columbia Tribune offers a human-interest story about Reunion Jazz, a regional Dixieland band.
(Image of Ledisi courtesy of Verve Records.)