Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Elke Mermis reviewed Arturo Sandoval's recent concert at the Folly Theater.
*KCJazzLark examines 2010 recordings by Pete Eye and Michael Pagan.
*You've probably never seen Mark Lowrey in this context. (He appears at the 0:33 mark.)
*Bill Blankenship offers a profile of HoraceScope.
*Remember last summer's ill-fated smooth jazz concerts at Crown Center? Here's a related story.
*Camp KC features an interesting preview of Marilyn Maye's March 26 appearance with the Heartland Men's Chorus at the Folly Theater.
*Steve Penn reports that Ray Reed is ailing.
*Mike Stover is interviewed at the site of the Black House Improvisors' Collective.
*The previous Plastic Sax post initiated a contentious conversation.
*Tweet o' the Week: KCJazzConnxn: Hangin at the Oread hotel and Dick Oatts is jammin with Christian McBride on drums. Yes drums. And he is killin it. #humbling
*From the American Jazz Museum: Stories From the Vine Session, Saturday, March 12 1:00 pm-2:30 pm; Celebrating Women in Jazz: Barriers and Inspirations with Howard Hesseman, Helen Sung & Mardra Thomas. Moderated by Greg Carroll.
*Plastic Sax will be on a two week hiatus starting... now."
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)