This week's Music Notes includes local jazz concerts, auditions for the May Festival's Youth Chorus, WVXU's first King Records special about Moon Mullican, a new Christmas album by Eric Clapton, and an Opera Fusion: New Works collaboration.
1. Mandy Gaines - Memorial Hall - 8/27
2. Ricky Nye's shows this week
3. Jazz at the Hilton Netherland downtown
4. May Festival Youth Chorus - auditions - 8/29 & 9/1
5. Lauren Mitchell & her band - Big Song Music House - 8/30
6. WVXU - King Records special - Moon Mullican - 9/1 - 9/2 - 9/3
7. Washington Platform's shows
8. Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle - St. Lawrence Square - 8/31
9. Harmony Hill Vineyards shows
10. Boutique - Laszlo's Iron Skillet - 9/1
11. Eric Clapton - Christmas album - Guitar Magazine article
12. Opera Fusion: New Works - collaboration Cincinnati Opera & CCM
13. From Guitar Magazine - 8/23/18 - "Ed King-guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and 1987 to 1996 and co-writer of the band's iconic hit, "Sweet Home Alabama"-has died at age 68. Though the cause of his death was not specified, King had reportedly been battling lung cancer."
A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for this documentary by Christopher Braig who's working with Jimmy's son Sean on this project. The plan is to produce a documentary film, book, and a collection of recordings which haven't been heard before.