* New Music Circle will promote their upcoming 58th season with "an evening of drinks and DJs" from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 3 at the Tick Tock Tavern, 3459 Magnolia in the Tower Grove East neighborhood. The free event will feature Josh Weinstein and Jeremy Kannapell spinning records, plus raffles for various prizes including CDs, LPs, and tickets to upcoming NMC concerts. Proceeds from drinks purchased during the event will go to support NMC's various programs.
* Pianist Peter Martin's
company Open Studio Network has started a new podcast, "The Process,"
which will feature "interviews with the best players in jazz and
beyond." The first episode, with Martin and drummer Gregory Hutchinson(pictured), is online now.