Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*John Scott of the Green Lady Lounge spoke to Tim Finn of The Kansas City Star about his acquisition of the Tank Room.
*The American Jazz Museum added the Chick Corea Trio and Lalah Hathaway to the lineup of its KC Jazz & Heritage Festival. C.J. Janovy updated her story about the troubled rollout of the forthcoming event for KCUR.
*Joe Klopus surveyed the week in jazz for The Kansas City Star.
*Four albums by Matt Otto are examined by Bird Is the Worm.
*Steve Kraske interviewed Hermon Mehari for KCUR.
*The live music component of Corvino’s Supper Club & Tasting Room is featured near the conclusion of a video report about the new establishment.
*Tweet o’ the Week: Steve Paul- Worth the road trip to hear @PatMetheny in Wichita w: @mattwilsonjazz, Martin Wind and 2nd set with symphony players from Wich State. (photo)
*From a press release: The Kansas City Aviation Department… is teaming up with the American Jazz Museum with a welcome mat like no other: live Kansas City Jazz music… The American Jazz Museum will provide Blue Room jazz club artists who will play during peak arrival times on Sundays, Mondays and Fridays from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Aviation Department Facilities Maintenance craftsmen built a small stage in Terminal B by the Southwest Airlines baggage claim where Blue Room jazz musicians can play so visitors will be greeted with Kansas City jazz tunes… The upcoming performance schedule is as follows: Friday, April 21st – John Paul Drum; Sunday, April 23rd – Stan Kessler; Monday, April 24th- Everett Freeman; Friday, April 29th – Eddie Moore; Sunday, April 30th – Kenny Glover.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)