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1. A Different Drummer A Different Drummer May 5, 2011 Feature article on local drummer and instructor Brandon Draper, who describes his father's musical influence as well as his career. Draper currently teaches at Shawnee Mission West High School and Kansas...

2. Amazing Feet: Jim Cosgrove Turns Silly Songs Into a Serious Career Amazing Feet: Jim Cosgrove Turns Silly Songs Into a Serious Career July 30, 2006 Feature story highlighting the career of Jim Cosgrove, also known as Mr. Stinky Feet. He is a children's entertainer who dresses in a Hawaiian shirt, khaki pants/shorts, sandals, and a baseball hat. Cosgrove...

3. Bassist Milt Abel, a Key Player in KC Jazz, Dies at 77 Bassist Milt Abel, a Key Player in KC Jazz, Dies at 77 February 6, 2006 Local jazz bass player Milt Abel died February 3, 2006, at age 77. He and his first wife, Bettye Miller, performed for many years at the Horseshoe Lounge on Troost Avenue near East Linwood Boulevard. She...

4. Between Rock and a Good Place Between Rock and a Good Place January 29, 2012 Article profiles twelve women who are influencing the local music scene in various ways: Kristie Stremel, soloist and former member of Frogpond and Exit 159; Hearts of Darkness singers Brandy Gordon, Rachel...

5. Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch March 19, 2004 A benefit concert is to be held on Friday, March 19, 2004, for local Blues singer, Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington who has sung the Blues locally for decades. Recent health problems and the need for...

6. Chauncey Downs Dies Chauncey Downs Dies July 1, 1966 Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for Reverend Chauncey Downs, "an associate pastor of the First Baptist church in Kansas City, Kas. and a former well-known band leader." He was a "former leader...

7. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' April 26, 2004 Claude "Fiddler" Williams, local jazz musician, died April 25, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a jazz violinist for more than 75 years, attaining global acclaim. At the...

8. DiDonato Brings It All Back Home to Kansas City DiDonato Brings It All Back Home to Kansas City October 9, 2003 Article describes the career of Joyce DiDonato, a mezzo-soprano opera singer raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. The item was written in conjunction with DiDonato's October 9, 2003 performance in Kansas...

9. Ever Ready Ever Ready November 7, 2006 Article profiling "Kansas City's most successful rapper," Tech N9ne (born Aaron Dontez Yates). As an independent recording artist on Travis O'Guinn's Strange Music record label, Tech N9ne has produced...

10. He Taught Northeast to Dance He Taught Northeast to Dance October 19, 2005 Dean Hughson in his "e-interviews" column features Eddie Oyer who for many years has been a music and dance teacher in the Northeast area. He also plays for the Budd Park Christian Church on Sundays and...

11. It's a Wonderful Life For KC Legend DiPardo It's a Wonderful Life For KC Legend DiPardo July 22, 2007 Tony DiPardo is featured in the Jason Whitlock sports commentary column. DiPardo will be 95 soon and a party is planned for him on August 26 at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center hotel. He and his band have...

12. It's His World It's His World February 24-March 2, 2005 Profile of Kansas City lounge singer Al Lotta, house entertainer at the Cigar Box Bar, 1519 Grand Boulevard.

13. Jazz Musician Makes Most of Legacy Jazz Musician Makes Most of Legacy September 22, 1999 This "City Beat" column written by Steve Penn features local jazz musician Ben Kynard. Kynard made his mark in the 1940s and 1950s as an alto and tenor saxophone player as well as being a composer and...

14. Joanne Baker Joanne Baker December 30, 2004 Obituary for Joanne Johnson Baker who died December 27, 2004. She was a local musician and piano teacher and was on the faculty of the Conservatory of Music (UMKC) for 49 years. "Joanne chaired the prestigious...

15. KC Blues Performer Takes Own Life KC Blues Performer Takes Own Life January 11, 2006 Article describing the apparent suicide of Kansas City blues guitarist Lester "Wizard" King. King, an accomplished blues guitarist and performer, reportedly fired shots on the premises of Midwest Lighting...

16. KC Mourns Loss of Singer, Advocate KC Mourns Loss of Singer, Advocate August 29, 2013 The local music community is mourning the death of singer/songwriter Abigail Hope Henderson. During her music career Henderson performed with bands such as Trouble Junction, the Gas Lights, and Atlantic...

17. KC-bred Pianist Russ Long Dies KC-bred Pianist Russ Long Dies January 3, 2007 Kansas City jazz pianist Russ Long died December 31, 2006, at the age of 67. "Long, born Russ Longstreth, was a much admired musician, singer and composer who worked in many of Kansas City's jazz clubs...

18. Martha Jo Seufert Martha Jo Seufert December 22, 2004 Obituary for Martha Jo Seufert, co-owner of Ruth Seufert Celebrity Attractions and violinist for the Kansas City Symphony. Died December 20, 2004.

19. Mrs. Ethel L. Buxton: Former Concert Singer Is Dead Mrs. Ethel L. Buxton: Former Concert Singer Is Dead Nov. 3, 1968 Article with photo about the life and death of Ethel L. Buxton who died Nov. 2, 1968. She is remembered as the "daughter" of the 90th infantry division in Germany in World War I and as a concert singer...

20. Musician with Area Roots Takes his Talent to Broadway Musician with Area Roots Takes his Talent to Broadway December 31, 2005 Ray Lisenby is a 1973 graduate of Raytown South High School and received his bachlor's and master's degrees from the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory of Music. After teaching music at Belmont...