Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Bobby Watson made an appearance on a local television program.
*The Kansas City Star documented the deterioration of Highland Cemetery. Plastic Sax visited the cemetery in September.
*Hermon Mehari posted a clip of a recent performance to SoundCloud.
*The Pitch recommends Friday's offerings at the Green Lady Lounge.
*Tweet o' the Week: Ryan Heinlein- Great, Christmas jazz. Now we'll never make the iTunes charts
*From Chris Burnett: I am writing on behalf of Ms. Jayne McShann-Lewis, daughter of the late legendary pianist, Jay McShann. Jayne is producing a Gospel-Classical-Jazz musical on Friday, December 19th. She believes this musical to be the first of its kind produced in Kansas City. Gospel-Classical-Jazz music will be performed together at this event, demonstrating the two genres have an inherent unity of history and sound. The event will also feature a panel discussion on the topic... Boone Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, 1317 E. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106, 7pm. $15.
*From Jim Mair: The Kansas City Kansas Community College Jazz Ensemble has been given the distinct honor of being invited to perform at the 30th Annual Havana (Cuba) Jazz Festival December 16-22, 2014. For the December 3rd Spirituality & All That Jazz program, they will be performing a complete dress rehearsal of their introduction of Kansas City Jazz to the islands... Unity Temple on the Plaza - 707 W. 47th Street…$7.00
(Original image of Highland Cemetery by Plastic Sax.)