*The Kansas City Star reviewed Earl Klugh’s concert at the Folly Theater.
*Kristin Shafel Omiccioli previews a few forthcoming jazz performances.
*The Pitch recommends a gig by Shay Estes and Mark Lowrey at the American Restaurant.
*Beau Bledsoe is among the musicians interview in a report by C.J.Janovy about next month’s Folk Alliance Conference.
*Tweet o’ the Week: Eric Willey- #KC after dark! #jazz @ Mutual Musicians Foundation International Instagram video)
*From Take Five Coffee + Bar: This weekend we have a feast of shows to lighten the winter mood. Friday, January 23, 8pm: James Isaac Quartet featuring Courtney Williams. James plays sax, Courtney Williams sings, Brad Cox plays piano, Andrew Stinson plays bass and Sam Wisman plays drums. $5 cover. Saturday, January 24, 8pm: Victor & Penny and the Loose Change Orchestra. With the great Loose Change Orchestra behind them – James Isaac on clarinet, Rick Willoughby on bass. $10 cover. Sunday, January 25, 10am - 2pm: Sunday Jazz Brunch: Kim Sivils & Steve Rigazzi. No cover.
(Original image of Ryan Lee and Peter Schlamb at the RecordBar by Plastic Sax.)