Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner of the American Jazz Museum, vocalist Deborah Brown and the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra are featured in a Polish publication.
*Kansas City drummer Jerry Pollock was interviewed by Joe Dimino.
*Joe Klopus surveys the week in jazz for The Kansas City Star.
*A television reporter informs viewers of today’s legislative meeting regarding the direction of the beleaguered American Jazz Museum.
*Tweet o’ the Week: American Jazz Museum- OTD in 1953, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach made history by recording the live jazz album, The Quintet-Jazz at Massey Hall, in Toronto. Stop by AJM to pay tribute to Charlie Parker’s Grafton saxophone played on this historic day!
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)