* Also on the Davis front, trumpeter Wallace Roney talked with Down Beatabout a recent concert in which he performed some re-discovered Wayne Shorter music originally composed for Davis.
* Saxophonist and St. Louis native Eric Person(pictured) has announced that his big band will return to NYC's Blue Note Jazz Club for a show on Monday, November 3.
* From Point of Departure, here are reviews of two recent recordings, by the groups Tarbaby and Trio 3, featuring saxophonist Oliver Lake. Lake will be in residency for a week later this month at NYC's The Stone, playing with a different ensemble every night from Tuesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 26.
* Jazz radio update: On this Saturday's episode of Radio Arts Foundation - St. Louis' “Somethin’ Else,” host Calvin Wilson will feature a jazz take on the music of oft-enigmatic singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, as offered by musicians including Mitchell herself, Herbie Hancock and Dave Douglas.
Then on "The Jazz Collective," host Jason Church will spin tracks from U-Nam, Mariea Antoinette, the JT Project, Doc Powell, Down To The Bone, Common Time, Jesse Gannon, the Silverman Brothers, Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7, Candy Dulfer, Brian Culbertson, Ramsey Lewis, George Benson, Side Effect, Pieces Of A Dream, and more.