When the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts polled audiences about potential bookings in 2010, I responded with a list of artists I'd like to hear at the beautiful new building. My suggestions included Ornette Coleman, Charlie Haden, Keith Jarrett, Sonny Rollins and Cassandra Wilson.
What was I thinking?
Kansas Citians would rather buy tickets to concerts by the likes of Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester. The German retro-swing band will knock ‘em dead at Helzberg Hall on Tuesday, April 7.