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1. Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader 1999

2. Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist 1999

3. Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader 2007;

4. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

5. Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician 2004

6. Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist 2007

7. Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician 1999

8. Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber 1999

9. Musical Quartet and Singers Musical Quartet and Singers circa 1930s African-American quartet playing music with a group of men singing.

10. An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen 1976-08-27 An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...

11. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

12. Jazz Master Alaadeen Will Be Remembered by Many Jazz Master Alaadeen Will Be Remembered by Many August 20, 2010 Article about saxophonist Ahmad Alaadeen who died August 15, 2010. A Kansas City native, Alaadeen was "considered among a group of second generation saxophonists" who were inspired by musicians like Charlie...

13. Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies December 29, 2008 Article about the death of sculptor Robert Graham, at age 70, in Santa Monica Califoarnia. Graham was the creator of the 18-foot monument to Charlie Parker at 17th and Vine, near the American Jazz Museum....

14. Five Decades Later, a Tribute Is Paid to Band Leader Moten Five Decades Later, a Tribute Is Paid to Band Leader Moten January/5/1983 Article about the tribute ceremony to the late Bennie Moten (1894-1935), a native Kansas Citian and "a driving force in the Kansas City jazz scene of the 1930s" and "an important influence on other musicians,...

15. A Gold Mine A Gold Mine January 15-21, 2004 Article describes a local civil rights tour proposed by Kansas Citian Anita Dixon. The tour includes a stop at the Green Duck Lounge, where African American activist, and founder of Freedom Incorporated,...

16. John W. 'Blind' Boone Famous Missouri Pianist, Gained International Fame John W. 'Blind' Boone Famous Missouri Pianist, Gained International Fame March/6 - 12/1981 Article is a tribute to, and biographical sketch of, African American musician John Boone who played throughout the United States and Europe and also composed music.

17. Goals High for Kansas City's Most Heralded Rapper Goals High for Kansas City's Most Heralded Rapper August 27, 2008 Article profiles Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne whose album "Killer" has recently been released.

18. 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten April 1, 1961 Article with an brief general history of ragtime music, "the ancestor of all popular music," and a biographical sketch of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a prominent black musician living...

19. James Brown James Brown 1966 Articles about the concert appearance of singer James Brown in Kansas City Municipal Auditorium on Thanksgiving night, 1966, with photos. Prior to the concert descriptions were given about his musical...

20. Night on the Town: Music Takes Big Leap from Roof Night on the Town: Music Takes Big Leap from Roof December 8, 1967 Biographical article about J. J. Douglas, a Kansas City jazz musician “who now performs with a trio at the Twelfth of Never, 3515 Troost Avenue.” Douglas recalls in the article his days of performing...