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David Basse: Uptown

Vocalist David Basse has served as Kansas City’s foremost jazz advocate for more than a quarter-century, earning national acclaim for his City Light Orchestra. Basse’s work outside the orchestra has remained, however, largely a local pleasure. A particularly terrific 2001 disc, Strike When Your Iron Is Hot, placed Basse, whose gruff voice occupies the median … Read More “David Basse: Uptown”

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