Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*KCPT uploaded an undated video profile of the Mutual Musicians Foundation to YouTube.
*T.J. Martley and Gerald Spaits were interviewed by Joe Dimino for Neon Jazz.
*KC Jazz Lark shares illuminating source material as he reexamines the origins of the American Jazz Museum.
*The Kansas City Star reviewed Harry Connick's concert at the Midland theater.
*Chris Burnett reaffirms his commitment to the American Jazz Museum.
*Images of a graveside tribute of Bennie Moten are part of a slideshow of shots taken by photographers for The Kansas City Star.
*The physical edition of Bobby Watson's Check Cashing Day has a new street date of November 26.
*Tweet o' the Week: Ron Gutierrez- I am so, so pleased to announce this Friday's concert! After a few years of planning, the time has come!. (link)
*From Dan Thomas: Dan Thomas and Voyage will be presenting original music and some brand new music in remembrance of JFK at the Blue Room, 18th and Vine, on Nov 22nd from 8:30pm-12:30am. The evening will mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination and we will provide some musical commentary on what he and his legacy has/can inspire us to do. Wayne Hawkins – Piano, Forest Stewart – Bass, Mike Warren – Drums.
*From a press release: Spirituality & All That Jazz. Magical Musical Moments with vocalist Bukeka Shoals performing with Tim Whitmer & the Consort Band. Wednesday, December 4, 2013. 7 p.m. Unity on the Plaza. $7.
*From the American Jazz Museum: Join us on Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at the American Jazz Museum in the Blue Room for "KC MAD - Kansas City Musician's Appreciation Day!" It's free! Food and drink. Truman Medical Centers to provide free assessment screening. Artist career resources. Live music by Elderstatesmen of KC Jazz from 5pm - 7pm. Live music by Carl McComas Reichl from 7:30pm - 11pm. More activities and items to be announced.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)