Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*The publishing catalog of Charlie Parker is changing hands according to this report.
*Barbecue, jazz and dance receive a Kansas City-style mashup.
*Hours after publishing a post in which I whined about the dearth of locally produced jazz videos, I uncovered this two-minute film featuring the music of The People's Liberation Big Band. It's not exactly what I had in mind, but it's quite amusing.
*A new treasure trove of performance videos captures Bram Wijnands at The Majestic.
*"The sshhing is more annoying." That's the handwritten message on a table tent at Jardine's documented in this photo. (Tip via Plastic Sax reader.)
*My friend and colleague Joel Francis traveled to Arkansas to catch a Sonny Rollins gig. Here's his review. What gives, Joel? I would have pitched in for gas money...
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)