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Conservatory tries its hand at jazz and other works by current composers

The spring semester got off to a boisterous start with UMKC’s Saxophone Studio and Wind Ensemble performing a Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) Preview...

Marcus Lewis Big Band plays for Open Spaces

As jazz evolves in Kansas City, fresh new influences add to the spiciness and depth of the music. Steven Martin came from St. Louis....

Live music in jazz town

David Basse Kansas City is a jazz town. There are only three others in the United States: New Orleans, Chicago and New York City. The...

‘A Man Known as Bird’ | KC gears up for ten days of nonstop Jazz

Kansas Citians enjoy a swinging, take-no-prisoners style of jazz and blues played full-throttle by bands of happy-go-lucky merry-makers seven nights a week—52 weeks a...

KC musician Bobby Watson spreads love of jazz

Music flows from the second floor stairwell of the James C. Olsen Performing Arts Center, leading to a narrow hallway where practice rooms are...

Where to see jazz in Kansas City

Kansas City has a rich history of jazz with its own unique style. With over 40 spots that host live jazz regularly, it can...

Q&A: Jazz student talks UMKC, future of KC’s music scene

So, what does the future look like for a soon-to-be UMKC Jazz Studies graduate? Senior Trevor Turla says it resembles one long jam session....

Guide to the Jazz District: 18th and Vine

The historic jazz district along 18th and Vine is truly a highlight of Kansas City, full of art, music, history and authentic Kansas City...

Album Review: Lonnie McFadden’s Live at Green Lady Lounge

Lonnie McFadden’s Live at Green Lady Lounge will transport listeners to a night full of energy, storytelling, dance and a whole lot of good...

Q&A with Eddie Moore

Eddie Moore is a local jazz pianist in Kansas City. He’s been involved in music from a young age. An alumni of UMKC, Moore...

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