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.)