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81. Kansas City Bands Kansas City Bands File contains photos, illustrations, and information on various musical bands in Kansas City history.

82. Kansas City Brass Band Kansas City Brass Band 1868 Description of the band with ten members led by D. W. Bantie.

83. Kansas City Brass Band City Directory Entry Kansas City Brass Band City Directory Entry 1866 Description of the band with ten members led by D. W. Bantie.

84. Kansas City Has Been Diverse-fied Kansas City Has Been Diverse-fied October/November 2009 Article profiles a young, up and coming Kansas City jazz band called "Diverse." The five members studied under Professor Bobby Watson at the University of Missouri--Kansas City Conservatory and include...

85. Kansas City String Band Kansas City String Band 1868 Description of the band with ten members led by D. W. Bantie.

86. Kansas City's Billy Graham in Basie Orchestra Kansas City's Billy Graham in Basie Orchestra May 10, 1957 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about William Graham, or Billy Graham, a saxophone player with the Count Basie Orchestra playing in Kansas City in 1957. Billy was the son of the...

87. Kansas City's Quartet-in-Residence--The Volker String Quartet: One of the City's Undiscovered Musical Kansas City's Quartet-in-Residence--The Volker String Quartet: One of the City's Undiscovered Musical Gems May 1981 Photos and article about the Volker String Quartet, "the city's premier chamber music ensemble virtually since its founding" about 1972. Band headed by first violinist Tiberius Klausner, born in Rumania...

88. Kansas City: The Jazz Scene Kansas City: The Jazz Scene May//1968 Photo and article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) on the history of jazz in the Kansas City area, describing its prime in the 1920s-1930s before declining with few appearances...

89. Keepin It in the Family Keepin It in the Family August 2007 Interview with the three members of Trampled Under Foot (TUF), a local blues band consisting of siblings Nick Schnebelen, Kris Schnebelen, and Danielle Schnebelen. The three were raised in the Kansas City...

90. Knights of Columbus Band Knights of Columbus Band 1922 Framed (8.5 in. x 34.5 in.) photograph captioned: "Annual State Convention, Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph, Mo., May 16-17, '22." Includes unidentified band members in white uniforms standing in a row...

91. Knights of Columbus Marquette Band Knights of Columbus Marquette Band 1922-04-16 Knights of Columbus Marquette Band, directed by Michael Ingino, on stage at the Auditorium Theatre.

92. Local Musicians Local Musicians

93. Mianos Jazz Band Mianos Jazz Band Circa 1918 Interior view identified as "Mianos Jazz Band With McIntyre and Heath 'Hello Alexander' Co." Only player identified is Floyd Eugene Estep on far right with saxophone. Probably taken in Kansas City, Missouri....

94. Nighthawk's Luggage Nighthawk's Luggage Spring 1926 View of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks luggage while on tour being loaded onto a truck at Raub, Indiana, to be hauded to Silver Lake, Indiana. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "Loading the baggage...

95. Once a Blue Devil Once a Blue Devil 2006 Chapter from the book One O'Clock Jump that describes the early life and career of William (Count) Basie. Basie was born in Red Bank, New Jersey in 1904, and in Harlem was introduced to the organ by Fats...

96. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Chapter entitled "Moten Swing," detailing the heyday of Benny Moten and his "Motenites"--band members such as Eddie Durham, Jo Jones, Count Basie, and Oran Page. Moten is described by the author as "the...

97. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Chapter entitled "Basie," describing the height of fame achieved by Count Basie and his Orchestra during the late 1930's and '40's. During this era, the "Basie-ites" included Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing,...

98. P. S.: A Farewell to Oliver P. S.: A Farewell to Oliver July/20/2001 Obituary and biographical about Oliver Cleo Todd, or Oliver Todd, a "[j]azz pioneer" and "old friend of Charlie Parker" dying at the age of 85 in 2001. Former "member of the Hottentots, a group that received...

99. Russ Stout Russ Stout 1926 Full body view of Clarence Russell "Russ" Stout, member of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. Location of photograph not given, but supposedly while on tour.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 331 - Stout...

100. SC1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 (bulk 1920-1940) Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...