Monthly Archives: September 2013

REVIEW: JCCC’s New Dance Partners

I reviewed New Dance Partners, a collaboration between Johnson County Community College’s Performing Arts Series, local dance companies, and international choreographers, for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time, read the review here. Advertisements

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Double REVIEW: Lyric Opera w/ Joyce DiDonato and KC Jazz Orchestra w/ Deborah Brown

I reviewed two exceptionally amazing concerts for The Kansas City Star. Both leads have impressive reputations, and they did not disappoint. This past weekend was one of the most musically gratifying I’ve ever had (and lately the bar has been … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Prairie Village Jazz Festival with Marilyn Maye, Bobby Watson, Jon Faddis, and all-KC talent

I reviewed the headliner performances of the day-long Prairie Village Jazz Festival for The Kansas City Star. The festival, now in its fourth year (recovered from the disastrous 2011 rain storm), filled its billings with almost exclusively KC-based musicians, and was … Continue reading

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