Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Sue Vicory's film Kansas City Jazz and Blues: Past, Present & Future will be televised by KCPT on June 30 at 8:30 p.m.
*Black House Improvisors' Collective shares new sounds in an all-around excellent post.
*Sons of Brasil is appreciated by KCJazzLark.
*ARC created its own YouTube channel.
*Heads up- Turntable.fm might be the best music-oriented social media site yet. Access is granted through Facebook.
*Tweet o' the Week: Clint Ashlock: New Jazz Order @ Harlings. Tonight. 9-12. If you don't come, @michaelshults will eat your canned beans. He's hungry. #realthreat #kcjazz
*Via Facebook: Original Flavor: July 9 at Crosstown Station: This show will encompass elements of Hip Hop, Jazz and R&B, but it will contain a setlist of original material from the band and its vocal acts... The band will also collaborate with DJ Ataxic for a unique musical cover section. During this portion of the show, the DJ will spin an a cappella from a well known artist. The band will recreate the original musical composition behind the vocals. Participants include Dominique Saunders, Les Izmore, Reach and Diverse.
(Original image of last weekend's Jazz In the Woods festival by Plastic Sax.)