Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*The Star featured a Mutual Musicians Foundation-affilliated jazz camp. Here's some accompanying photography.
*A commenter to a recent post suggests that an unwillingness or inability to pay BMI was a factor in the shuttering of the Majestic.
*Joe Klopus announces the partial forthcoming concert schedules of the Gem and the Folly. The American Jazz Museum subsequently announced a couple additional shows. They're listed at the museum's site.
*Mark Edelman enthusiastically endorses Karrin Allyson's new compilation. He also hypes the jazz scene here and here.
*Punkyjunk references Plastic Sax's insistence that a commercially viable future for jazz lies within the jam band community in his review of a Kurt Rosenwinkel download.
*Former Kansas City resident Carol Duboc is releasing an album of Burt Bacharach songs in August.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)