This annual tradition of a 21 sax salute recognizing the birthday of jazz legend Charlie “Yardbird” Parker has been revived by several jazz groups including the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors. This ceremony at Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri was held with the participation of many area musicians who.formed a traditional New Orleans-style funeral parade
At KAKE-TV in Wichita and recently ran into this display in a conference room. I’m old enough to have worked with most of this equipment, yes even the microphone (there was one in the old 580 radio studios for the Pleasant Valley Gang). OK, maybe not the phones, but the rest is proudly part of
I plan to be shooting/editing a number of segments for the Friday morning television program “Thats My Farm,” part of the “AG AM in Kansas” lineup on several area stations.
Dakhel Zanadinan and freinds are trying to find out more about their relatives, who were stranded on a mountian top for days after the Islamic ISIS militants attacked their villages and forced them to flee. According to Zanadian, many were imprisioned, tortured and raped. Zanadian and others comprise a farily large population of Yazidi Iraqis