Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*Mike Corrigan of B.A.C. Horn Doctors is opening a new jazz performance space in Olathe. Stan Kessler christens The Clinic with a performance on the afternoon of December 1.

*Miles Bonny and Reach discussed the relationship between Kansas City's jazz and hip hop communities with KCUR's Jabulani Leffall. Download the show here.

*NPR devoted five minutes to praising Harold O'Neal's new album. I still stand by my lukewarm review. O'Neal performs at the Mutual Musicians Foundation on New Year's Eve.

*KCJazzLark unveils a few old photos of Claude "Fiddler" Williams.

*All About Jazz reviews Bobby Watson's Gates BBQ Suite.

*Dave Stephens' most prominent fan reviews a gig and highlights Stephens' busy schedule.

*A fresh round of interesting words and music are posted at the the Black House Improvisors Collective site.

*Steve Penn catches up with Will Matthews.

*The current status of one of Charlie Parker's homes is detailed by the New York Times.

*From Michael Pagan: Millie Edwards & Mike Pag├ín, who have been appearing all over town, will perform at Jardine’s on Thursday, December 9th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The last time they were there they recorded it, and they’ll be at it again; this will be Part 2 of their “Live at Jardine’s” CD project. $4.

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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