Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Marilyn Maye promoted her concert at the Gem Theater on a morning television program.
*KC Jazz Lark ponders the contribution of a forgotten hero of Kansas City jazz.
*The Pitch recommends a brunch featuring the music of Roger Wilder.
*The Jazz Ambassadors are holding a "retirement party and mixer" for Roger Atkinson, the longtime editor of the organization's magazine, at BB's Lawnside BBQ from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m on June 14. Millie Edwards will be among the performers. The suggested donation/cover charge is $5.
*Randy Brecker is among Joe Dimino’s recent interview subjects.
*Tweet o’ the Week: Rolling Stones- RT @SeamusMcRock Charlie, which Stones song would you like to have heard Charlie Parker or Duke Ellington cover? (Charlie Watts’ video response)
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)