Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Confirmation: Weekly News and Notes
*Saint Joseph is erecting a statue of Coleman Hawkins during their jazz festival in June. It's the work of the Coleman Hawkins Jazz Society.
*Kansas City's Fox affiliate broadcast a nice segment on Sons of a Hoofer.
*Did you see that Louis Hayes has been added to the Rhythm & Ribs lineup?
*Poor health prevented Clark Terry from appearing at a concert at Unity Temple Sunday night. KCUR aired a feature before the bad news hit.
*Hearne Christopher Jr. reports that Marilyn Maye is returning to Jardine's.
*Details have emerged about the new signage going up in the Jazz District.
*A one-man play about Charlie Parker was produced in Massachusetts.
*One-time Kansas City resident Ronnell Bright is extensively interviewed here.
*Frank Wess was recently featured in both the New York Sun and in the New York Times.
*Bebopified raves about a recent Karrin Allyson show.
*Leawood? Ask David Basse.
(Original image of Chicago by Plastic Sax.)