Thursday, May 17, 2018
Now's the Time: The Marcus Lewis Big Band
Kansas City is home to at least five big bands. Only the expansive ensemble led by trombonist Marcus Lewis incorporates hip-hop elements into its mix. Lewis’ group performs at Westport Coffee House on Thursday, May 17. The Kansas City Jazz Calendar, a comprehensive guide to the area’s scene, lists dozens of additional gigs in the second half of May.