Music Notes for Week of August 27th

Aug 26, 2018

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.

Ricky Nye

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

Ed King from Lynyrd Skynyrd

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.