Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*Tim Finn reports on Mark Lowrey's new album, the keyboardist's collaboration with Tech N9ne and a jazz-based benefit show on Saturday.
*Here's an advance peak at Dominique Sanders' new album. Chris Mills of Demencha is driving the bandwagon.
*The Kansas City Star reviewed Karrin Allyson's concert at the Folly Theater.
*Steve Kraske chatted with Karrin Allyson on KCUR's Up to Date. Recordings by the Project H, Peter Schlamb and the Jorge Arana Trio were featured on the program's year-end survey of the best music of 2014.
*KC Jazz Lark begins a recap of 2014.
*The Pitch recommends a couple jazz gigs.
*Vanguard Jazz Orchestra's Over Time: The Music of Bob Brookmeyer (#16) and the Pat Metheny Unity Group's Kin (#43) made the cut in the 2014 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll.
*Joe Dimino interviewed Fred Hersch for his Neon Jazz podcast.
*Tweet o' the Week: Ryan Heinlein- It's festival submission season, followed by rejection letter season. Hopefully it's a shorter season than last year.
(Original image by Plastic Sax.)