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Play: Not Without Laughter
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TitlePlay: Not Without Laughter
AbstractChapter focuses on the music or club scene in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s. "Kansas City provided a setting for the grooming and maturation of some of the country's most important jazz voices". A distinctive style of jazz, represented by Count Basie, Lester Young and Mary Lou Williams represents Kansas City. Groups profiled in the chapter are: The Twelve Clouds of Joy, Walter Page's Blue Devils, The Bennie Moten Orchestra, The Count Basie Orchestra Jay McShann and Charlie Parker.
AuthorCharles Coulter
Source"Take Up the Black Man's Burden" Kansas City's African American Communities 1865-1939
LocationMVSC BROWSING 977.8411 C85T
PublisherUniversity of Missouri Press
Chapter Title6
Local SubjectNightclubs
Kirk, Andy
Page, Walter
Moten, Bennie
Basie, Count
Parker, Charlie
Musical Groups
African Americans
Jazz Musicians
Item TypeBook Section
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Item ID216353
CONTENTdm number10662
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