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1. A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986 A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986 n.d. A 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...

2. All That Jazz All That Jazz January 26, 2002 Photograph of Warren Durrett and his orchestra at the Pla-Mor, ca1950. Vocalist appears to be Marilyn Maye. Mr. Durrett recently donated to the American Jazz Museum memorabilia from his long career. Items...

3. Alleluia Chorus: Critics Sing the Praises of the Kansas City Chorale Alleluia Chorus: Critics Sing the Praises of the Kansas City Chorale March/7/1999 File containing photos and an article about the Kansas City Chorale, formed by Jonathan Griffith in 1981 as a nonprofit organization and conducted in 1999 by Charles Bruffy.

4. Arts: Keeping the Blues Alive in KC Arts: Keeping the Blues Alive in KC August 2001 Photo and article about the history of the Kansas City Blues Society, founded in 1981 at the Charlotte Street Mission and growing to become "a national force" by 2001 with signing of several prominent...

5. Band at Electric Park Band at Electric Park A band on stage at Electric Park.

6. Band's Tune Carries On for 30 Years Band's Tune Carries On for 30 Years January/17/2001 File containing photos and a biographical article about the Kansas City popular music group Bloodstone, performers of the 1970s song "Natural High" (written by band leader Charles McCormick) after forming...

7. Bennie Moten Bennie Moten Photo and information on Bennie Moten (1894-1935), a black pianist, bandleader and native of Kansas City, leading in the development of the Kansas City style of jazz. Starting his own ragtime band here...

8. Biography of Andy Kirk (1898-1992), Bandleader Biography of Andy Kirk (1898-1992), Bandleader 2003

9. Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader 1999

10. Biography of Carleton Coon (1893-1932), Musician Biography of Carleton Coon (1893-1932), Musician 2008

11. Biography of Edward M. Hiner (1872-1948), Bandmaster and Music Teacher Biography of Edward M. Hiner (1872-1948), Bandmaster and Music Teacher 1999

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

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

14. Biography of Joe Sanders (1896-1965), Musician Biography of Joe Sanders (1896-1965), Musician 2008

15. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum/percussion set. Sign says "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra." Exact location not given.

16. 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...

17. City Light Orchestra City Light Orchestra File contains a photo and information on the City Light Orchestra, a jazz and swing band formed in Kansas City in 1982 that performs around the country. Led by native Kansas Citian and saxophonist Ahmad...

18. Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff March//1997 Photo (of chorale director Charles Bruffy) and article about the Kansas City Chorale and its high-quality classical music recordings on compact discs.

19. Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931 Exterior, full front view of Club Forest located in New Orleans, Louisana. The band played here for three weeks in August-September, 1931.

20. Coon Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon Sanders Novelty Orchestra Eight-members of the novelty orchestra of Coon Sanders shown with instruments, including a baby-grand piano, on stage in unknown place. Printed on the front of the drum: "Coon Sanders Novelty Orchestra/Exponents...