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In Memory: Andy Kirk Leaves a Kansas City Legacy
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TitleIn Memory: Andy Kirk Leaves a Kansas City Legacy
AbstractObituary for Andy Kirk, legendary big band leader whose band, the Clouds of Joy, arrived in Kansas City in 1929-30 and immediately became rivals of Bennie Moten's band. Kirk died December 11, 1992.
NotesMary Lou Williams became Andy Kirk's pianist in 1933; other jazz greats who played with Kirk included Fats Navarro, Thelonius Monk, Howard McGhee, Don Byas, ben Webster, Lester Young, Claude "Fiddler" Williams, and Charlie Parker.
AuthorMarilyn Wimp
DateFebruary, 1993-March, 1993
SourceJAM (Jazz Ambassadors Magazine)
Locationq781.65 J272
Volume7
Number7
Page1-10
Local SubjectKirk, Andy
Jazz
Williams, Mary Lou
Obituaries
IllustrationsN
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID210913
CONTENTdm number20293
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