Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Confirmation: Weekly News and Notes
*The City Light Orchestra, arguably the most successful Kansas City-based jazz group of the last quarter century, will reunite for a "KC Jazz Brunch" Sunday, October 14, at the Athenaeum, 900 East Linwood. Alaadeen, David Basse, Joe Cartwright, Jason Goudeau, Jack Lightfoot, Chris Burnett, Will Matthews and Tyrone Clark are scheduled to participate.
*Our friend Lee gets busy with jazz on KCUR, commentary and notes on Kansas City artists.
*The Star's Steve Paul wrote a front-page feature about Megan Birdsall's ailment.
*Tim Finn conducted an interesting interview with Karrin Allyson. Stop by the bank on your way to her show tonight- tickets to the benefit are $175.
*Joe Klopus' weekly column focused on organist Melvin Rhyne.
*Steve Penn offers final thoughts on the American Jazz Museum's anniversary celebration.
*The Village Voice reports on an infiltration in New York of "a tribe of KC bohemians" including Plastic Sax faves Dirty Force.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)