Trumpeter Stanton Kessler, one of the longtime mainstays of the KC jazz scene, showcases three of his bands on this new CD featuring all Kessler compositions,. There's Playground (Roger Wilder, Bob Bowman, Todd Strait); Crossroads Quartet (Andrew Ouelette, Karl McComas-Reichl, Brian Steever) and Parallax (Roger Wilder, Bill McKemy, Ryan Lee, Brian Steever).
The Wailin' Jennys (Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody, and Heather Masse) are back with their first studio album in 6 years, featuring their gorgeous vocals on songs written by the likes of Tom Petty, Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton,
Exotik-A-GoGo is the enchanting sound of jazz instrumentation blended with jungle rhythms and tropical birdcalls mixed with vibraphone, guaranteed to transport you - musically, anyway - to an exotic island destinaton. The band's latest CD includes such tunes as Mystery of the Moai, Emerald Flame and Desert Trek. Learn more at the Exotik-a-Go Go website.
We have two pairs of tickets to give away for Right Between the Ears: The Over & Out Show on Saturday, November 18, at 8:00pm at Liberty Hall. Winners will be chosen Tuesday, November 14. Good luck!
After 32 years of live performances at Liberty Hall and elsewhere, Right Between the Ears will ring down the final curtain with one last show. They'll say so-long with a big steaming pile of new topical take-offs and satiric songs for the holiday season. Plus, they'll reprise a few of their favorite bits drawn from past shows!