Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Confirmation: Weekly News and Notes
*The trailer for Sons of a Hoofer, the new documentary about the McFadden Brothers, is posted at some awesome dude's MySpace page. It's also showing at the American Jazz Museum's site. And I just discovered that the museum has seven original videos available at MySpace.
*The Metheny Music Foundation's site has been updated with photos from their recent fundraising event.
*Mike Metheny is jazzed about his April 29 gig at a Lee's Summit library- "No talking, no smoking, no blenders buzzing during ballads, or spontaneous slow dancing by drunks in heat."
*The Philadelphia Inquirer gives Karrin Allyson's new release a lukewarm review.
*A blogger muses on dining options near the jazz district.
*A smoker teases the Blue Room's long-standing smoking ban in an editorial.
*Smart and lucky people are including the jazz festival and Friday's big show at the Gem in their weekend plans.
*Trad jazz fans are heading east for the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival that begins today. (Link via St. Louis Jazz Notes.)
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)