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Wed December 9, 2009
Shay Estes and Trio ALL Release New CD
Before turning to jazz, vocalist Shay Estes performed with a rock band, a Western-surf band, and a burlesque troupe.
By Laura Spencer
Kansas City, MO – Before turning to jazz, vocalist Shay Estes performed with a rock band, a Western-surf band, and a burlesque troupe. In recent years, Estes has collaborated with Brad Cox's People's Liberation Big Band and Mark Southerland's "Urban Noise Camp."
Shay Estes and Trio ALL (an acronym for drummer Zach Albetta, pianist Mark Lowrey and bassist Ben Leifer) have a new CD called "Despite Your Destination." There are standards by Irving Berlin, and George and Ira Gershwin, as well as reworked versions of contemporary songs, like Tom Waits' "Little Drop of Poison."
KCUR's Laura Spencer spoke with drummer and arranger Zach Albetta and vocalist Shay Estes about combining the old with the new.
Radiohead Tribute: Friday, December 11, 9 pm and 11 pm
recordBar, 1020 Westport Rd, Kansas City, Mo.
Mark Lowrey, Shay Estes, Barclay Martin, Enrique Javier Chi, William Smith, and many others.
Shay Estes, with drummer Zack Albetta, bassist Ben Leifer, and pianist TJ Martley perform Saturday, December 12, 10:30 pm - 1:30 am
Jardine's Restaurant and Jazz Club, 4536 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
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