Hermon Mehari http://kcur.org en A New Kind Of Jazz Combo http://kcur.org/post/new-kind-jazz-combo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Kansas City-based jazz band Diverse is mixing it up to combine their smooth sounds with other musical genres.</p><p>On Thursday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with their trumpeter about those innovations and where they hope to take this new sound mix.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Hermon&nbsp;Mehari, </strong>trumpeter in Diverse and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">2014 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award recipient</span></li></ul> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 55006 at http://kcur.org A New Kind Of Jazz Combo Trumpeting Jazz In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/trumpeting-jazz-kansas-city <p>How do you get to be one of the<strong> rising stars of Kansas City's jazz scene?</strong> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 30500 at http://kcur.org Trumpeting Jazz In Kansas City A Vibe Called Mesh: Jazz Meets Hip-Hop http://kcur.org/post/vibe-called-mesh-jazz-meets-hip-hop <p>On this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, we explore how area artists honor Jazz&rsquo;s heritage and progression, through the language of Hip-Hop.</p><p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 05:14:53 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 14015 at http://kcur.org A Vibe Called Mesh: Jazz Meets Hip-Hop All That KC Jazz http://kcur.org/post/all-kc-jazz <p>Kansas City jazz has a unique signature. On Wednesday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we talked about the state of our jazz community with pianist and composer <a href="http://www.marklowreymusic.com/"><strong>Mark Lowrey</strong></a> and trumpet player <a href="http://www.myspace.com/hermonmehari"><strong>Hermon Mehari</strong></a>.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 10956 at http://kcur.org All That KC Jazz