Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Karrin Allyson will perform a free concert during Topeka’s Sunflower Music Festival on Monday, June 12. Her tour itinerary also includes a date at the Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday, May 26.
*Stereogum included Hermon Mehari’s debut album in a roundup of compelling new jazz releases.
*Steve Lambert performed the National Anthem prior to a game in the men’s basketball tournament at the Sprint Center last weekend.
*Chris Burnett examines his artistic process.
*An Oakland outlet profiled Angela Wellman, a musician once based in Kansas City.
*Tweet o’ the Week: Hermon Mehari- "Bleu" debuts on @billboard Jazz Charts at #22: http://www.billboard.com/charts/jazz-albums … #billboard #billboardjazz #bleu
*Comment o’ the Week: Anonymous- Thank you for doing this for so many years.
*From a press release: In celebration of Women in Jazz Month, Pablo Sanhueza has invited Jackie Zamora to join the KC Latin Jazz All-Stars at the Blue Room. Jackie is a lead vocalist with the New Mexico Latin Jazz Orchestra... The evening will feature pieces co-arranged by Ms. Zamora… Sponsored by the American Jazz Museum, and led by Pablo Sanhueza, The Kansas City Latin Jazz All-Stars has delivered authentic, traditional dance floor latin music for fourteen years… Free admission, all-ages show. Thursday, March 30, 2017 7pm
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)