Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*The 2012 season of noon jazz concerts at Johnson County Community College has been announced.

*Hearne Christopher files an update on the status of Jardine's. Tony's Kansas City suggests that Jardine's "15 minutes are up."

*The Matt Otto Quintet is admired by KCJazzLark.

*Tim Finn's story about women in Kansas City's music scene contains a bit of jazz content.

*The Star provides a nice feature on ailing pianist Dan DeLuca. (Tip via Jim Mair.)

*Diverse posted an interactive guide to a recent performance.

*UMKC's student newspaper checks in on the jazz program.

*The Los Angeles Times published a profile of Pete O'Neal, the uncle of pianist Harold O'Neal.

*KCTV reports on progress at the Black Archives.

*Tweet o' the Week: Alaadeenswife- I'm listening to Kansas City's Seth Lee and Michael Warren on Najee's new CD, "The Smooth Side of Soul."

*Plastic Sax Comment o' the Week: Anonymous- Looks like you really did your homework on this one. (These words broke Plastic Sax's sarcasm meter.)

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)


C. More said...

Great postings Bill!
Very interesting.

katie said...

well.......I know where I WON'T be at noon on Tuesdays!

Anonymous said...

Hey Bill - maybe you're amused by the sophmoric rants @ Tony's KC... I find his blogging extremely TEDIOUS. Looks like you really did your homework for this week's "Confirmation." ;)

Anonymous said...

Here's a free series you might not be familiar with- live jazz 1st Friday of every month at Truman Medical Center. March 2, 2012 at TMC-Hospital Hill (2301 Holmes St) main lobby features Sam Price (guitar) and others TBA, 2-3 PM. March 2, 2012 at TMC-Lakewood (7900 Lee's Summit Rd) features Andrew Ouellette (piano) and others TBA, Noon-1 PM.

Happy In Bag said...

Thanks for the tip, Anon. I've listed a few of those in the past when artists have emailed me the information. Please let me know if there's a mailing list I might subscribe to.

Happy In Bag said...

That's not very nice, Katie.

Happy In Bag said...

Tony is bestie frenemy, Anon 851.