Today we spoke with Dennis Winslett, musician and former Director of Education at American Jazz Museum and Sonié Ruffin, artist and former visiting curator for the American Jazz Museum. The Jazz Museum has been in the news as of late for bounced checks to jazz musicians and vendors from the recent production of the 2017  Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival that took place Labor Day weekend. Join us as we get some perspective from two leaders in the arts community.


Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner, director of the American Jazz Museum, talks about the finances and logistics issues that occurred during the first jazz festival. Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star.