Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Gina Kauffman conducted a Portait Session with Krystle Warren for KCUR.
*Jessie Riggins reviewed a recent concert by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.
*C.J. Janovy reported on the American Jazz Museum’s new First Friday initiative.
*Joe Klopus anticipates a handful of forthcoming concerts in his column for The Kansas City Star.
*The Pitch recommends a Jammin’ at the Gem concert featuring Ida McBeth and the McFadden Brothers.
*Kathleen Holeman has released a new album.
*Tweet o’ the Week: @CJ Janovy- First Friday at @americanjazzkc #18th&Vine (video)
*From a press release: The KC Bass Workshop will be held July 1519 2016, at Shawnee Mission North High School 7401 Johnson Dr. Overland Park, KS 66202… This worldclass symposium is in its seventh year of inspiring an artful future in playing the double and electric basses… We proudly welcome the return of maestro François Rabbath, a famed bassist known for his work with Michel Legrand, Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel, whom jazz master Ornette Coleman dubbed as the "inventor of free jazz". We welcome the amazing Mark Dresser, one of the most unique voices on the Double Bass in the past 20 years. For more information, visit Kansas City Bass Workshop.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)