Liberation Living Room has posted the videos from Norah Jones’ appearance. Watch:
Martin Z. Kasdan, Jr. had an interview with jazz cat Craig Tweddell in this week’s LEO. His first album, Away With Words, is getting good national press, according to Kasdan. Tweddell’s band and that of fellow U of L alumnus, guitarist Brandon Coleman, celebrate the release of their new recordings with a show at Willis Music in Jeffersontown on Sunday at 2 p.m. There’s a five dollar ticket..
The folks at jamband.com naturally keep track of MMJ’s frontman on his path around Austin, sitting in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band here and there.
LMN Jazzin’ columnist Marty Kasdan fussed at his humble editor for failing to note that in this week’s LEO, he had a lengthy phoner with jazz saxophonist Antonio Hart, who played Friday as part of U of L’s Jazz Week. Apologies all around.
Some days, it’s necessary to dig a little deeper for print news about music in the city. In today’s Gannett Louisville Profit Center, there’s a story by Martha Elson about John Gage’s health problems and the efforts to raise money to help him with them in the Neighborhoods section. (Warning: sl-o-o-o-o-o-w loading). There’s also a story about a new Drummer Superstore opening Saturday on Bardstown Road just west of Bonnycastle. This store is operated by the father and son team that have run the The Music Store, now also called Drummer Superstore, at 1122 Eastern Blvd. in Clarksville since 2001.
Over at ye olde neo LEO, Mat Herron has a long piece on Michael Martin Moore, who’s playing a show at the Rudyard on Friday. Herron also mentions the upcoming Krazy Fest 2011 at Expo 5, set for May 20-22. The current lineup (which is still developing) is here.
Herron also discusses the new Discover Jazz series at ear X-tacy, the first of which will feature trumpeter Ansyn Banks on Sunday, February 13 at 2 p.m.
The New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011 lineup has been announced. For those of you interested, here it is. the list is not yet complete, however.
Sarah McLachlin and Friends will be at the Palace on March 13. Tickets are $39.50, $49.50 and $65 and go on sale Friday, January 14 at 10 a.m. The “Friends” are Butterfly Boucher and Melissa McClelland.
Over the Rhine will play a free show at ear X-tacy Records on February 18 at 6 p.m.
Jeff Beck will be at the Palace on April 26. Tickets are $49.50, $39.50, $29.50 and go on sale Friday, January 14, 10 a.m.
The Appalachian-Latin band Appalatin is the cover story, written by Terrabeat blogger Alexander Campbell. for the January issue of Louisville Music News. Also, blues columnist Keith Clements profiles the duo of Jimi V and Screamin’ John. Jazzin’ columnist Martin Kasdan has a selection of concert and CD reviews, Eddy Metal has his usual complaints and some tickets to giveaway while Mike Stout has a review of the Judds concert and some county celebrity news. CD reviews for the month include the new project from Shadwicke Wilde, a rap CD from Shorty B and Madison, Indiana’s David Dwyer’s debut CD. All this and more in the January edition of Louisville Music News, available all over town and in Southern Indiana.