New Kansas City Jazz & Heritage Festival goes big so it can become big (via Kansas City)

Assembling this year’s reimagined Kansas City Jazz & Heritage Festival has been understandably complicated.

“The kind of lighting that is needed, the amount of people that are onstage, the sound equipment — it’s been complex,” said American Jazz Museum executive director Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner. “It’s taken a lot of logistics, coordinating everything the right way to make sure that we get everything correct.”

This weekend, we will see the result: a three-day music and culture festival that museum officials hope one day will be a huge ping on the national festival radar. The fest is one of the biggest events of a busy weekend — and an even busier summer for Kansas City.

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