Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Clint Ashlock is featured in a cover story by The Pitch.
*KC Jazz Lark reveals that his previous post about the Mutual Musicians Foundation’s plans for a radio station was poorly received in some quarters.
*Joe Klopus highlights a forthcoming concert by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.
*Missouri Western State University's student newspaper published a story about The Project H.
*Sunday brunch at Take Five Coffee + Bar is recommended by The Pitch.
*Trumpeter Clark Terry has died. I’m almost certain that a 2010 tribute to Duke Ellington at the Gem Theater that also featured Ahmad Alaadeen was Terry's final performance in Kansas City.
*Steve Kraske interviewed the Hot Sardines on KCUR’s Up To Date.
*Eddie Moore and Charles McPherson are among Joe Dimino’s recent interview subjects.
*Tweet o’ the Week: Ryan Keberle- Blues, TIME, humor, honesty - quintessential Clark Terry summed up in 2 choruses with the Count Basie Band (video)
*Comment o’ the Week: Gary- So you're getting Bill Shapiro's gig, huh?
*From a press release: The University of Kansas School of Music proudly presents the 38th Annual KU Jazz Festival concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 in Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union. This year’s concerts feature special guest artists Jerry Bergonzi, saxophone (March 6) and Marshall Gilkes, trombone (March 7). Both concert events are open to the public… For more information about the KU Jazz Festival visit KU Jazz Festival.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)