Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*Rich Wheeler's Quartet is admired by KCJazzLark.

*Logan Richardson is the subject of an  interview in Ink magazine.

*The Black House Improvisors' Collective's gamelan project is featured by KCUR's KC Currents.

*Black House's Russell Hunter Long interviews Teri Ann Quin.

*Ramsey Lewis pitches his May 19 show at the Gem Theater.

*A hometown newspaper previews Marshall, Missouri's Bob James Jazz Festival.

*Michael Pagan digs Bill Evans.

*Marilyn Maye will perform at the Quality Hill Playhouse from October 26 through November 4.

*Glenn North is featured in a public television segment related to the Black Archives. (I can't find a direct link to the piece.)

*A new version of The Quintet: Jazz at Massey Hall  was released yesterday.

*Northeast News features a swing dancing club.  (Via Tony's Kansas City.)

*Unverified report: Bobby Watson, Rod Fleeman, Tommy Ruskin and James Albright will join Bob James at the (internet-free) Gold Star Lounge on May 20.  Joe Klopus provides a phone number for the venue in his weekly column.

*Tweet o' the Week: Chris Hazelton- We release the album tomorrow! I hope to see you all at the Blue Room for the release party tomorrow night! #soexcited #kcjazz

*Comment o' the Week: Happy In Bag- Here's a worthwhile new think piece from NPR about DIY jazz festivals.

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

1 comment:

Russell Thorpe said...


We are two separate people you know. Unless you are referring to the longtime senator from Louisiana, son of the infamous Huey? It's bad enough we both have beards and glasses, don't mix the dna