Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*The Star featured a Mutual Musicians Foundation-affilliated jazz camp. Here's some accompanying photography.

*A commenter to a recent post suggests that an unwillingness or inability to pay BMI was a factor in the shuttering of the Majestic.

*Joe Klopus announces the partial forthcoming concert schedules of the Gem and the Folly. The American Jazz Museum subsequently announced a couple additional shows. They're listed at the museum's site.

*Mark Edelman enthusiastically endorses Karrin Allyson's new compilation. He also hypes the jazz scene here and here.

*Punkyjunk references Plastic Sax's insistence that a commercially viable future for jazz lies within the jam band community in his review of a Kurt Rosenwinkel download.

*Former Kansas City resident Carol Duboc is releasing an album of Burt Bacharach songs in August.

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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