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.)