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1. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

2. Bird' Grave--Tenor and All Bird' Grave--Tenor and All April/May, 2004 Brief item calling for the replacement of Charlie "Bird" Parker's headstone in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City. According to the author, the headstone "embarrasses our city" by displaying a tenor saxophone...

3. Danny Embrey: A Trip to Success Danny Embrey: A Trip to Success August/September, 1990 Article profiles the life and career of Danny Embrey, a jazz guitarist who grew up in Kansas City. Embrey has played on the Johnny Carson Show, the Merv Griffin Show, and Solid Gold, as well as toured...

4. Hampton's Hot Licks Hampton's Hot Licks October - November, 2005 Article recounting an August 28, 2005 birthday celebration for Charlie Parker held at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery. The event, attended by about 250 fans and 30 Parker family members, was captured...

5. Happy Birthday JAM -- 20 Years! Happy Birthday JAM -- 20 Years! August/September 2006 Article celebrating the 20th anniversary of the creation of JAM (Jazz Ambassadors Magazine). Includes a discussion of the jazz scene in Kansas City, and its evolution over the years.

6. Listen to the Big Noise from the Bassman . . . Listen to the Big Noise from the Bassman . . . April/May 2006 Homage to Milt Abel, a Kansas City bassist and jazz legend who died February 3, 2006. The author recalls memories of over 45 years of listening to Milt Abel play live in Kansas City.

7. The Foundation of Kansas City Jazz The Foundation of Kansas City Jazz December 2006/Janurary 2007 Article describing the talented musicians seen by the author over the years at Mutual Musician's Foundation jam sessions. The author also expresses his opinion of the 2006 crackdown on the serving of alcohol...

8. The Good Ol' 90's The Good Ol' 90's August-September, 2004 Article listing highlights and staples of the Kansas City jazz scene in the 1980's and 1990's. The author cites a friend as referring to these years as "good old days" of Kansas City jazz.