Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*The Kansas City Star published a review of the Christian McBride Trio’s concert at the Folly Theater.

*A crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the medical bills of vocalist Molly Hammer was created by her sister.  A television news report documents Hammer’s struggle.

*Joe Klopus previewed a concert by the Bad Plus featuring Joshua Redman at the Gem Theater.  The show is also touted by The Pitch.

*A critic for The Guardian reviewed Logan Richardson’s show at Pizza Express in London.

*WNYC uploaded a batch of Karrin Allyson in-studio performance videos.  Here’s ”The Surrey with the Fringe on Top”.

*Tweet o’ the Week: Nicholas Blundgren- Jorge Arana Trio are Kansas City's Ornette Coleman - telegraphing the future of jazz one performance at a time. No hyperbole.

*Comment o’ the Week: Stephen- Pete Kelly's Blues is one of my guilty pleasures, too. Webb could actually play cornet a bit. The speakeasy's cigarette girl is hard to recognize, but that's Jayne Mansfield in one of her first movies.

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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