*Ticketmaster shows a listing for the Rhythm & Ribs festival on October 8. There's also a Facebook page for the event.
*Hearne Christopher reports on an interesting arrangement between Beena Brandsgard and Ida McBeth. (Or is it Beena Raja?).
*Hunter Long and Chris Robinson engage in a marathon conversation about jazz and jazz criticism at the site of The Black House Improvisors' Collective.
*Joe Klopus profiles Tim Doherty's 9 Plus 1 ensemble.
*The conventional "business model" of jazz clubs is examined by KCJazzLark.
*The Pitch Music Showcase features performances by Miles Bonny, The Grand Marquis, Hearts of Darkness and Mark Lowrey. Details are here.
*Tweet o' the Week: hilderbrand: Farewell, Borders, my favorite bookstore for many years. #byebyeborders.
*Skerik of The Dead Kenny G's has a lot to say in an interesting
*From The Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: We are proud to present to you Black Wall Street, the second single from The Race Riot Suite… Click here to listen. The Race Riot Suite will be released on August 30. JFJO performs September 16 at Crosstown Station. Hearts of Darkness will open the show.
(Original image of a Miles Bonny album on display at a San Diego hip hop store by Plastic Sax.)