Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*After Anita Dixon of the Mutual Musicians Foundation recounted her recent trip to Copenhagen to meet members of the Ben Webster Foundation, a panel addressed the top of "How Kansas City Relates To Its Jazz Legacy" on KCUR's Central Standard program.
*KC Jazz Lark admires the atmosphere at the Green Lady Lounge during the Foundation 627 Big Band's weekly Sunday performances.
*The Kansas City Star and The Pitch reviewed of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band's concert at Harrah's casino.
*KCPT provides footage Bobby Watson's birthday celebration at the Blue Room.
*UMKC keeps tabs on Michael Shults' career.
*Contrary to published reports, neither The Bad Plus nor Roscoe Mitchell will perform at the Blue Room on Friday, Oct. 3.
*Chris Burnett ponders the art of jazz.
*Tweet o' the Week: LarryvilleLife- Out here at the Lied with these bigwigs to see Wynton. Too bad we can't enjoy a nice cocktail with our pricey tickets! @liedcenterks
*The Kansas City Jazz Calendar has been updated with a full slate of October gigs.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)