Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*The American Jazz Museum has modified the price of tickets to its forthcoming Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival.  Single day tickets were originally $50.  Prospective attendees now have an option to buy $25 main stage tickets and $15 passes to the Blue Room for each day.

*Joe Klopus considered the week in jazz.

*George Benson and Kenny G will perform at Muriel Kauffman Theatre on May 24.

*Hermon Mehari’s Bleu and Iberica, a collaboration between Matt Otto and Alaturka, were released last week.

*Jessie Riggins reviewed the Jazz 100 concert at Yardley Hall.

*KCUR aired a segment on Everette DeVan last week.

*Tweet o’ the Week: Brian Scarborough- Just caught Jazz 100 with @DaniloPerezJAZZ and company. Great music with an incredible lineup! Thanks for stopping in KC! #jazz

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)


Anonymous said...

Thank you for doing this for so many years.

Anonymous said...

Flying in from LA. this Thursday the 23rd. Any suggestions for something any gigs that are a little "out" or less straight-ahead this weekend? Thanks!

Unknown said...

I'm glad the ticket price was lowered. Though it's still $40 with the Blue Room, it was a good move to allow more people to attend and choose for themselves

Happy In Bag said...

My recommendations for 12:14:
Thursday, March 23, Snuff Dope with Annie Ellicott at the Ship.
Friday, March 24, Bryan Ferry (of Roxy Music) at the Uptown Theater.