Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*KCUR reports that Ginny Coleman, the longtime cohost of the station's "Just Jazz" program, has died.

*KC Jazz Lark offers a history lesson about the Sunset Club.

*The Topeka Capital-Journal suggests that the city is a hotbed of jazz this month.

*The Pitch recommends Ida McBeth's forthcoming gig at the Blue Room.

*Tweet o' the Week: Bob McWilliams- Ticket giveaways galore from 9 to 11 tonight on #MyKPR for @PatMetheny plus @jaleelshaw and @dave_douglas at KU Jazz Fest.

*From Alaadeen Enterprises: Charts of Alaadeen's original compositions are now available for instant download. Richard White, Alaadeen's son and CEO of 'ASR Records, is responsible for this latest advancement in preserving Alaadeen's legacy.  Go to Alaadeen to download your favorite Alaadeen tune.  When you place your order, a link is sent to download and print your PDF files…

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

1 comment:

bgo said...

I'm so scattered about in my life right now that I am just finding out about Ginny Coleman's passing. She and Ruth were regulars at The Music Exchange and I can recall many marvelous conversations with those old gals. When they would depart, Ginny's perfume would linger in the air.