Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*KCJazzLark provides a then-and-now look at several historic sites in the jazz district.
*Burt Bacharach references Mary Lou Williams, Count Basie and Teddy Wilson in an interview published by The Pitch. (Via Tony's Kansas City.)
*The 100th show of Joe Dimino's Neon Jazz features a dozen Kansas City artists.
*The Pitch's new jazz scribe previews a gig at the Blue Room featuring the Jazz Disciples and Book of Gaia.
*Nate Chinen interviewed Pat Metheny and John Zorn about Tap: The Book of Angels, Vol. 20. Tom Moon also analyzed the project. The album was released yesterday.
*The Marshall Democrat-News recaps last weekend's Bob James Jazz Festival.
*Here's another installment of "Blues In the News" from 12th Street Jump.
*Tweet o' the Week: negroleaguesmusuem- Alex Bugnon just performed a soulful salute to the late Isaac Hayes! #nlbm
*Comment o' the Week: Anonymous- mmm Jazooo, what a F@#$ing joke.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)