Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*Marilyn Maye promoted her concert at the Gem Theater on a morning television program.

*KC Jazz Lark ponders the contribution of a forgotten hero of Kansas City jazz.

*The Pitch recommends a brunch featuring the music of Roger Wilder.

*The Jazz Ambassadors are holding a "retirement party and mixer" for Roger Atkinson, the longtime editor of the organization's magazine, at BB's Lawnside BBQ from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m on June 14.  Millie Edwards will be among the performers.  The suggested donation/cover charge is $5.

*Randy Brecker is among Joe Dimino’s recent interview subjects.

*Tweet o’ the Week: Rolling Stones- RT @SeamusMcRock Charlie, which Stones song would you like to have heard Charlie Parker or Duke Ellington cover? (Charlie Watts’ video response)

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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