Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*An editorial published by The Kansas City Star suggested that tthe American Jazz Museum’s financial travails are a “mighty embarrassment.” The slow drip of bad news is documented by The Kansas City Star and KCUR.
*The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra has announced its 2017-18 season.
*Joe Klopus unveiled the Folly Theater’s forthcoming season in his latest column.
*Eboni Fondren’s contribution to the Fringe Festival was reviewed by Anthony Rodgers.
*Clint Ashlock was featured in an article about full-time musicians.
*Marc Myers unearthed an obscure 1959 album by the Kansas City trombonist Arch Martin.
*Tweet o’ the Week: Bill Brownlee- Bird’s complicated relationship with Kansas City is examined on “The Passion of Charlie Parker.” My album review
*Comment o’ the Week: Anonymous- Thanks to Bobby Watson for a cool listening list. I loved reading his comments about why he liked these artists.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)