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The second Diverse album is currently being mixed and is almost finished with the process. It will be mastered by the end of the month. Please stay tuned to find out about the eventual release and other details! This Thursday, June 6, Diverse will return to the Blue Room on 18th and Vine in quintet [...]
Diverse will play the inaugural performance at the NEW M Productions Headquarters, home of Megan Birdsall and MBird! The first set will be Diverse Trio and the second set the group will be joined by drummer Brad Williams and emcees Les Izmore and Reach. This will be an outdoor concert from 9-11 PM. The address [...]
Diverse’s pianist Tony Tixier will be in Kansas City from Paris, France this weekend. There will be a surprise house concert in Brookside this Sunday at 8:30 PM featuring Tony and newer material by Diverse. E-mail diversejazz(insert “@”)gmail.com for the address.
Trumpeter Hermon Mehari and drummer Ryan Lee of Diverse will perform with Bobby Watson and the Kansas City Symphony tonight and tomorrow night (8 PM shows) at the Kauffman Center. They are part of an all star big band that Watson has put together and will be performing some of Watson’s original music, a Kansas [...]
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Trumpeter Hermon Mehari was featured in an episode of MSN’s re:discover about Kansas City. The episode, one of four on Kansas City, goes through some of Mehari’s favorite places in the city. Watch it by clicking here!
The third edition of “Diverse Plays Michael Jackson” will be coming back to Kansas City at the recordBar on Friday, August 24th. Once again it will feature the greatest vocalists in the area: Anthony Saunders, Julia Haile from the Good Foot, and Lee Langston. The band will consist of Ben Leifer from Diverse (bass), Hermon Mehari [...]
Diverse will be playing at the new “Jazz Under The Stars” Summer Concert Series presented by the “We Always Swing” Jazz Series this Thursday, July 19 at 7 PM in Columbia, Missouri, at the Missouri Theatre. Doors open at 6 PM. More information can be found here. The Missouri Theatre is located downtown at 203 South [...]
Diverse had a great time at Red Bull’s Locally Thrown last night. Thanks to all who came and to all the musicians and DJs! Diverse will leave for Paris this weekend to record their next album. More information on this soon! The group will also perform at Le Bab-Ilo on Wednesday, July 11th [...]