Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes
*The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s performance of Mary Lou Williams’ “Zodiac Suite” was previewed by Libby Hanssen for KCUR.
*Joe Dimino interviewed Dan Thomas and two of his UMKC students.
*The Kansas City Star reports that the Grille at Park Place, a Johnson County restaurant that hosted jazz performances every weekend, is closing.
*Julie Denesha examined a Charlie Parker-inspired art installation for KCUR.
*”Jazz is ear poison.”
*Tweet o’ the Week: SummerStage- @Thebadplus are sounding extra good here this afternoon at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival! – at Tompkins Square Park (video)
(Original image of Nevin Aladağ's "Resonator" by Plastic Sax.)