Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*Initial detals about the 2017 edition of the Charlie Parker Celebration are here.

*KC Metropolis offers reviews of recent concerts by Joey Alexander and Eliane Elias.

*Ibérica, the new collaboration between Matt Otto and Ensemble Ibérica, was reviewed by Jazz Weekly.

*George Benson was interviewed by Tim Finn about his concert at Muriel Kauffman Theatre.

*John Scofield chatted with KCUR's Steve Kraske in advance of his performance at the Kansas City Jazz & Heritage Festival.

*Joe Dimino’s recent interview subjects include Gerald Clayton and Tim Warfield.

*Tweet o’ the Week: KC Jazz Festival- Friday! The day we bring a huge jazz festival back to 18th & Vine!

*Comment o’ the Week: Anonymous- Nothing wrong with some Norman Brown, but dude... give me Wes anytime!

*From a press release: The Westport Coffeehouse Theater will be the venue location for a live concert performance by the Christopher Burnett Quartet with special guest, Michael Jefry Stevens at 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., June 6.  Tickets are $10 at the door for local audiences and $5 to watch the live webcast online from anywhere around the world. The live webcast of the concert will begin at 7 p.m. using the Concert Window platform…

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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