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Art Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here
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TitleArt Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here
AbstractDeath notice with biographical information about Art Tatum, a "jazz pianist" in "Kansas City in the heyday of jazz here in the early 1930s," dying at the age of 46 on November 5, 1956. Winner of national jazz awards in the 1940s-1950s and player in the "Count Basie band at the old Reno club at [12th Street] and Cherry streets, or the old Subway club at [18th Street] and Vine streets."
DateNovember 6, 1956
SourceKansas City Times
LocationVertical File: Jazz--People
Local SubjectTatum, Art
Musicians
African Americans
Nightclubs
IllustrationsN
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID120628
CONTENTdm number26651
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