Tag - Jazz

Kansas City: 1924 – Baseball Season

After the shocking cliffhanger in the last episode of "Kansas City: 1924," what seems like a break in the weather may turn out to be just be the eye of the storm. In episode 5, "Baseball Season," the turf war between Ma Pritchett and Joey Giovanni threatens to spiral out...

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Kansas City: 1924 – The Levy Breaks

In episode 4 of "Kansas City: 1924," a storm rolls in as George and his family seek unconventional help for their problem, the next shot in the cross-town war of businesses lands, and some of Vincent's mysterious background is brought to light. Featuring Victor Raider-Wexler (who also directs), Walter Coppage, Vanessa...

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Jazz Calendar for the week of December 23 to Sunday, December 29

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 23rd to Sunday, December 29th. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. All times are Central Time. All performances are afternoon or...

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I Love KC Music – Five Phantastic Years

The Phantastics, a funk, soul, hip hop, and jazz band from Kansas City, is celebrating their five year anniversary. On January 6, 2017, they played a celebration show at the Riot Room. Their energy on stage was on phire! The crowd was singing along, dancing, and rocking along.  The energy...

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Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue at Power and Light

A couple weeks back, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue put on an incredible show to a packed KC Live stage at Power and Light.  The nearly two hour set featured high-energy jazz, funk, New Orleans flavored tunes led by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and his backing band Orleans Avenue.  In...

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