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A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
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TitleA Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
AbstractA 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, autobiographical text, correspondence, music arrangements, lists, programs, performance advertisements, etc. Chapter 13 includes a list of the Warren Durrett Orchestra alumni by instrument. Library's copy is number 238 of 250. An electronic copy of his obituary from the Kansas City Star has been attached.
NotesWarren Durrett was born March 24,1920 and grew up in Lebanon, Kansas. He came to Kansas City in the early 1940s and started his own dance band in 1945. He retired from his music career in 1986 and died March 24, 2002.
AuthorWarren Durrett
LocationManuscript File: Durrett, Warren
Local SubjectLocal Musicians
Durrett, Warren
Big Bands
Item TypeManuscript
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID212770
CONTENTdm number30690
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