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Stars Of Today: Chris Potter

Stars of Today: Chris Potter The jazz star of today we’ll discuss in this video is Chris Potter, a tenor saxophonist and composer born in 1971. Potter has recorded 19 albums as a leader and has appeared on more than 100 albums in his career. Emerging from […]

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Jazz : A Historical Outline

Did jazz come before blues?  Or blues before jazz?  Or is jazz a part of the blues or is blues a part of jazz? So what is jazz?  Someone asked Louis Armstrong and his reply, “Man, man, if you gotta ask, you’ll never know.” Roots of Jazz […]

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Stars Of Today: Esperanza Spalding

Stars of Today: Esperanza Spalding I’d like to introduce you to Esperanza Spalding, a very gifted bassist, vocalist, and composer. Born in 1984, she’s accomplished quite a bit despite her relatively young age. Esperanza grew up in Portland, Oregon. When she was the age of four, she […]

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Lyrics to “What Is This Thing Called Love” Ella Fitzgerald

Songwriters: PORTER, COLE What is this thing called love? This funny thing called love? Just who can solve its mystery? Why should it make a fool of me? I saw you there one wonderful day You took my heart and threw it away That’s why I ask […]

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Kansas City Jazz Events | as of October 26, 2012

Fri, Oct 26 Passport CD Release Party Take Five Coffee Bar – Leawood, KS 8:00 PM (Free) Fri, Oct 26 The Celtic Tenors Music Hall – Kansas City, MO Fri, Oct 26 Friday In The Blue Room Blue Room – Kansas City, MO 8:30 PM ($10) Fri, […]

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Upcoming Kansas City Jazz Events

Thu, Oct 11 Claire Daly CD Release Event Blue Room – Kansas City, MO 7:00 PM (FREE) Fri, Oct 12 Stacy Mitchhart Knuckleheads Saloon – Kansas City, MO 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 12 Tyrone Clark Ensemble Take Five Coffee Bar – Leawood, KS 8:00 PM (Free) Fri, […]

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