Donny McCaslin Quartet – April 7th at The Folly Theater

Social MediaThe Folly Theater Presents:  Donny McCaslin Quartet Featuring: Donny McCaslin (sax), Jason Lindner (keyboards), Jonathan Maron (bass) Join us for “Jazz Talk” at 7pm with special guest, Steve Kraske!    Donny McCaslin and his group surged onto the mainstream’s radar in early 2016 with the surprise release of Blackstar—David Bowie’s brilliant, shape-shifting, and sonically[…]

Shop on Amazon and support KC Jazz ALIVE!

Social Media When you shop on Amazon, you can help support KC Jazz ALIVE and our mission!  By following the link below, while you shop, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our organization! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and love in addition to supporting charitable organizations! Start shopping TODAY! http://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-5409469 Happy shopping![…]

2016 Charlie Parker Celebration Media Coverage

Social MediaWe had lots of great media coverage for our 3rd annual Charlie Parker Celebration! Check out the links here! Ongoing CPC Media links: (newest on top) http://www.pitch.com/music/blog/20832798/talking-charlie-parker-with-the-man-who-brought-him-home-last-month  — Sept. 6 http://www.pitch.com/music/blog/20831504/jazz-beat-the-charlie-parker-celebration-wraps-up-this-weekend  — Aug. 22 http://kcur.org/post/listen-annual-21-sax-salute-graveside-celebration-charlie-parker#stream/0 http://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=491782452:491801175 http://kcur.org/post/kansas-citys-charlie-parker-history-tour-requires-guide-and-imagination#stream/0 http://www.pitch.com/music/blog/20831504/jazz-beat-the-charlie-parker-celebration-wraps-up-this-weekend http://kcparks.org/event/charlie-parker-celebration/ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article98368892.html http://bridge909.org/news/listen-kc-jazz-alive-charlie-parker-celebration-2016/ http://livebird.com/live-bird-at-the-green-lady-lounge-in-kanas-city/ https://twitter.com/livebirdplay/status/769330298429534208/photo/1 https://www.visitkc.com/event-detail/charlie-parker-celebration-cpc-kansas-city-jazz-historical-tour?cid=28631 (links to AJM) http://plasticsax.blogspot.com/2016/08/confirmation-weekly-news-notes_24.html http://inkkc.com/go-out/charlie-parker-festival http://www.kshb.com/thenow/kansas-city-celebrates-legendary-jazz-musician-charlie-parker http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/life-in-kc/article97043702.html Macy Layne https://youtu.be/eIEptsPTyQg[…]

An Interview with Charlie Parker’s Daughter

Social Media During the annual Charlie Parker Celebration, Charlie Parker’s daughter, Kim Parker, will be joining us to celebrate the memory of Bird!  Chuck Haddix, Yoko Takemura, and Teddy Dibble interviewed Kim Parker last summer when she was in Kansas City for the celebration. This interview has only been published in Japanese, until now.  JAM Magazine[…]