Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Mike Corrigan of B.A.C. Horn Doctors is opening a new jazz performance space in Olathe. Stan Kessler christens The Clinic with a performance on the afternoon of December 1.
*Miles Bonny and Reach discussed the relationship between Kansas City's jazz and hip hop communities with KCUR's Jabulani Leffall. Download the show here.
*NPR devoted five minutes to praising Harold O'Neal's new album. I still stand by my lukewarm review. O'Neal performs at the Mutual Musicians Foundation on New Year's Eve.
*KCJazzLark unveils a few old photos of Claude "Fiddler" Williams.
*All About Jazz reviews Bobby Watson's Gates BBQ Suite.
*Dave Stephens' most prominent fan reviews a gig and highlights Stephens' busy schedule.
*A fresh round of interesting words and music are posted at the the Black House Improvisors Collective site.
*Steve Penn catches up with Will Matthews.
*The current status of one of Charlie Parker's homes is detailed by the New York Times.
*From Michael Pagan: Millie Edwards & Mike Pagán, who have been appearing all over town, will perform at Jardine’s on Thursday, December 9th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The last time they were there they recorded it, and they’ll be at it again; this will be Part 2 of their “Live at Jardine’s” CD project. $4.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)