The situation at Jardine's continues to dominate Kansas City's jazz scene.
*Tim Finn filed a report.
*Tony's Kansas City covers the story here, here and here.
*Hearne Christopher provides bulletins here, here and here.
*Mark Edelman lobbies for a truce.
*Charles Ferruzza has a fresh perspective.
*Yael Abouhalkah editorializes about the turmoil among "the small world of KC jazz enthusiasts."
*The Kansas City Business Journal took notice.
*Kansas City native Bob Brookmeyer died December 15. He was 82. The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Guardian offer obituaries. Doug Ramsey is hosting a dialogue about Brookmeyer's contributions.
*Tony Botello suggests that a notable trend was overlooked in Plastic Sax's year-end survey. He has a point.
*Libby Hanssen reviewed Mark O'Connor's concert at the Folly Theater.
*Seven jazz albums are recommended by KCJazzLark.
*A six-minute video lists January's events at The American Jazz Museum. (I believe this is the same video that will run during breaks at the Blue Room.)
*Wayward Blog reports that Kansas Public Radio will broadcast a recent holiday concert by The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.
*An appearance by Bobby Watson is mentioned in an recap of the year in jazz in Ireland.
*Berklee boasts an ensemble titled The Pat Metheny Ensemble. (Via Pat Metheny News.)
*Tweet o' the Week: mattwilsonjazz: Bob Brookmeyer was truly a hipster!
(Original image of high school jazz students at Kansas City Kansas Community College by Plastic Sax.)