Get Yer Groove on to Ryan Heinlein’s Project H

There are some in Kansas City who lament the current lack of classic "Kansas City" jazz going on in the K.C. area.  They have nostalgia for the good old days when the likes of Moten, Basie and Bird dominated the scene.   I am glad the current K.C. scene is not dominated by people trying to …

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Good News (Hopefully) for the KC Jazz Scene: New Ownership at Jardines

A few weeks back the Kansas City jazz scene took a huge hit when Jardines, one of the city's most prominent jazz venues, closed its doors.  I'm not going to get into the details of what happened and what ensued in the aftermath of it closing, as there were a lot of rumors and it …

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Peoples Liberation Big Band: Tomorrow Night at the Record Bar

Hey folks, if you're in the Kansas City Metro area tomorrow (Sunday 8/7), I'd highly recommend going to check out the Peoples Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City at the Record Bar in Westport.  The show starts at 8pm, but get there plenty early - probably 7ish - to make sure you can grab …

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