Donny McCaslin Quartet – April 7th at The Folly Theater

The 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 mercurial Read more about Donny McCaslin Quartet – April 7th at The Folly Theater[…]

Winterlude at Johnson County Community College

Winterlude begins this Sunday at 7 p.m. with Will Matthews B-3 Organ Project featuring Bobby Floyd and Marty Morrison! Tickets are only $20 and on sale now, on the website, www.jccc.edu/TheSeries or by phone, (913) 469-4445. If patrons purchase all 5 Winterlude shows, there is a 10% discount ($18 per show!). The fifth Winterlude concert Read more about Winterlude at Johnson County Community College[…]

Shop on Amazon and support KC Jazz ALIVE!

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

We 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 – Read more about 2016 Charlie Parker Celebration Media Coverage[…]

UMKC Jazz Night at The Folly Theater

UMKC Jazz Night Pre-reception and Concert April 26 6:30 Reception on the Second Floor 7:30 pm Concert Folly Theater 300 W 12 St Kansas City, MO 64105   UMKC Jazz Night at the The Folly Theater – April 26, 2016! UMKC Jazz Friends Membership Party starts at 6:30p with complementary beer & wine reception, complete Read more about UMKC Jazz Night at The Folly Theater[…]

Jazz Appreciation Month at 39Rainbow

  April is National Jazz Appreciation Month, and to show their support, a portion of proceeds from all 39Rainbow restaurant tenants will be donated to KC Jazz ALIVE! Go out and eat at Subway, 7-Eleven, topp’d, Five Guys and IHOP through April 30 to support jazz in Kansas City!   Come and enjoy live, local music Read more about Jazz Appreciation Month at 39Rainbow[…]