The American Jazz Walk of Fame induction ceremony June 2, 2018, will include a concert by David Sanborn, Marilyn Maye and Ruben Studdard. Also, on May 31: Kansas City Jazz Orchestra with Deborah Brown, Bobby Watson and Sylwester Ostrowski.
A recording engineer whose invention of a pedal that allowed guitarists to create a fuzzy, distorted sound most famously used by Keith Richards in the Rolling Stones' hit "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" has died.
Kansas City Symphony Executive Director Frank Byrne will retire at the end of the 2018-19 season after presiding over a period of growth and stability, the Symphony has announced. Byrne is the man behind the Symphony in the Flint Hills concerts.
The Kansas City Symphony will perform an adaptation of Wagner’s Ring Cycle on June 1-3, 2018. Also: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” with pianist Martin Helmchen as soloist. Plus, Kantorei performs June 2-June 3.