Thursday, August 31, 2017

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*Chris Burnett’s performance at the Roots Festival in Paola garnered a favorable review.

*A drone captured overhead images of a pair of outdoor events at the annual Charlie Parker Celebration.

*Micah Herman was featured on KCUR’s weekly band of the week segment.

*Arthur C. Brooks pondered the dichotomies of Charlie Parker's life and art.

*Tweet o’ the Week: C.J. Janovy- Annual 21 sax salute at #CharlieParker gravesite is only 4 saxes. What's up #KansasCity #jazz-ers? Sad.

*From a press release: Candace Evans is a jewel in the Midwest Music Scene who performs a wide variety of styles including Jazz, Classical, Pop, Latin & Broadway. She began studying classical piano and voice at the age of eight and received top honors in both while attending Shawnee Mission East High School... She received a classical piano scholarship from Kansas University and graduated from Avila College...  With Spirituality & All That Jazz, 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, at Unity Temple on the Plaza. $7.

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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