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Local Week: Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7

Three things come to mind when thinking of Kansas City: barbeque, fountains, and jazz. This triangulation of the senses makes the city we call home precisely that, home. And Kansas City’s jazz tradition shows no sign of slowing down. Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 proves the jazz scene is alive and well with their live album,┬áSoul […]

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Crossroads Music Fest: Green Lady Lounge

This Saturday, The Crossroads district will host one of the most expansive and eclectic festivals in the city. Featuring seven stages and acts ranging from country to jazz, from pop rock to psych, The Crossroads Music Fest is a tradition as wedded to Kansas City as barbeque. Entering its 11th year, the festival supports both […]

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Shades of Jade Is That One

There’s something in the water, and whatever it is it’s giving rise to a smooth, neo-soul tinged jazz/R&B renaissance. D’Angelo led the charge nationwide with Black Messiah, and Kendrick Lamar took what was laid down and rearranged it in To Pimp a Butterfly. Likewise, locally, a few bands are picking up on this shift and […]