Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*C.J. Janovy reports on how the Mutual Musicians Foundation honored members of black musicians’ unions from around the country.
*Jermaine Reed states his case for additional funding for the Jazz District on KCPT’s Ruckus. The Kansas City Star provides an update on the situation. KCUR’s Steve Bell adds further insights.
*Details about the 2016 edition of the Charlie Parker Historical Tour (and an uncredited photo by Plastic Sax) are here.
*Tweet o’ the Week: American Jazz Museum- Vinyl on the Vine starts tonight at 5 pm. Groovy Grant of @kkfi901fm spins jazz in the Blue Room in a new series.
*Comment o’ the Week: Chris Hazelton- With both Cecile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl on the Folly series, I'm hoping for a double-dose of my man and former Kansas City drummer Lawrence Leathers!
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)