UPCOMING: KC Jazz Club: Frank Wess Tribute

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Members of Frank’s last band will be playing a tribute concert in the jazz club of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on January 30th. Don’t miss it if you’re in the area! Scott Robinson – saxophone Terell Stafford – trumpet Ilya Lushtak – guitar Michael Weiss – piano Noriko Ueda – bass Winard Harper […]

Inurnment Of Franks Ashes At Saint Peter’s Church

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Dear Jazz Community: Frank Wess is a lucky man! As I found out about the Columbarium at St. Peter’s Church through Ms. Lynne Mueller, Ms. Narita was calling me to honor Frank’s contribution to jazz with a fund which was almost the same amount as the fee for the Columbarium! I immediately understood that this […]

Letter from Philippe Chagne

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As you perhaps know, I left for New York urgently a week ago to see Frank. His wife Sara let me know not to delay. Last Sunday I went to see Frank with a sense of dread. My dear Frank was but the shadow of himself, very weak and thin. He spoke little. I gave […]