*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.
*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.)