FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Live Concert Combines Live Webcast June 6
Kansas City, Missouri – The Westport Coffeehouse Theater will be the venue location for a live concert performance by the Christopher Burnett Quartet with special guest, Michael Jefry Stevens at 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., June 6.
Audiences have two options:
Live Concert tickets are $10 at the door for local audiences and “Pay what you want” to watch the Live Webcast of the event online from anywhere around the world. The live webcast of the concert will begin at 7 p.m. using the Concert Window platform at this link
About the event:
Emcee and event producer, Toni Gates will serve as host of the live concert which will feature a program of original compositions by both, Mr. Stevens and Mr. Burnett. The music will be performed by jazz quintet, and selections selected from the artists’ compositional original works.
CD Recordings will be available at the ticket table. And, all music is available at the major digital music stores like Apple Music, iTunes, CD Baby, and Amazon. Several compositions will be debut performances.
About the artists:
Pianist, Composer and “Steinway Artist,” Michael Jefry Stevens has released over 80 CDs and composed over 340 works for both large and small ensembles. An active bandleader for over 40 years, his current working musical ensembles include the “Conference Call Quartet,” the “Fonda/Stevens Group,” “Eastern Boundary Quartet,” his collaboration with New Orleans horn man, Brian “Breeze” Cayolle and “Trio Generations” featuring saxophonist Oliver Lake. Stevens regularly tours nationally and internationally.
Also, see www.MichaelJefryStevens.com
Burnett (Selmer Saxophone Artist), guitarist Charles Gatschet, bassist Andrew W. Stinson, and percussionist Clarence Smith are members of Christopher Burnett’s guitar quartet. The quartet also forms the basis of an international ensemble, The Dino Massa Kansas City Quintet, whose critically acclaimed debut release titled “Echoes of Europe” is available worldwide via the Kansas City-based ARC label. Christopher Burnett’s ensembles have performed at the top venues in Kansas City and the quartet is also scheduled to perform at the 28th Annual Roots Festival in Paola, Kansas on Aug. 26.
Also, see www.BurnettMusicCompany.com
About the venue:
Westport Coffeehouse opened in 1996 and is a full-service coffeehouse with an exceptional “black box” theatre. Also known as an oasis in the middle of the Westport “Entertainment District,” venue amenities and attractions include high-speed Internet, theater and comedy events, and live music performances in the Westport Coffeehouse Theater. Drinks are a specialty with choices ranging from smoothies to ice cream and of course exceptional coffees. Grilled panini sandwiches and baking “by Pam” add to the offerings.
Also, see www.WestportCoffeehouse.com
Westport Coffeehouse Theater and the
Artists Recording Collective label present
Christopher Burnett QUARTET
+ Michael Jefry Stevens
TUESDAY JUNE 6 / 7 P.M. + Video Recording
- Westport Coffeehouse Theater
- 4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
- Kansas City, Missouri 64111
- Venue telephone: 816.756.3222
- $10 cover at the door
- “Pay what you want” webcast cover online
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