Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Chuck Haddix and Gerald Spaits discussed Jay McShann’s legacy on KCUR’s Up To Date. KCUR’s weekly Local Listen segment featured McShann. Champian Fulton paid tribute to the Kansas City icon.
*The Pitch touts a series of Brett Jackson performances at the Green Lady Lounge.
*John Hilderbrand acknowledges the twentieth anniversary of his Contemporary Jazz site.
*The Kansas City Star listed Charlie Parker as one of the ten greatest Kansas Citians.
*Marilyn Maye plays Coachella (Valley).
*Tweet o’ the Week: Ça Va- Make reservations for Valentine's weekend! @KCTrumpeter will be setting the mood Thursday-Saturday. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details xo
*From Ron Carlson: Announcing a new organization to promote jazz music - the Kansas City Jazz Workshop. The mission of the Kansas City Jazz Workshop is to offer jazz music concerts and clinics in order to promote, document and record expressions of this creative art form. A concert series in March honoring Women in Jazz and several recording projects are underway. For more information about the Kansas City Jazz Workshop, LLC, contact Ron Carlson at ronaldwcarlson(at)att.net. The Kansas City Jazz Workshop presents a 2016 Women in Jazz Series at The Art Factory: March 4th, Alyssa Murray Trio; March 11th, Diana Herold Quartet; March 18th, Laura Caviani Duo.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)