Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 251 item(s) for: "Musicians" jazz musicians
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Type
Magazine Article (130)
Newspaper Article (68)
Book (20)
Biography (8)
Vertical File (5)
Show more...

Creator
Roger Atkinson (24)
Brian Priestley (9)
Dean Hampton (8)
Douglas Henry Daniels (6)
Chuck Haddix (5)
Show more...

Date
June 281905 (13)
1999 (8)
August-september, 200... (7)
June/july, 2004 (6)
April/may 2009 (4)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

101. Jazz in K. C. Jazz in K. C. May//1962 Magazine article with photos and discussion on jazz artists, including Lester Young, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, et al.

102. Jazz Jam Crashers Jazz Jam Crashers October 26-November 1, 2006 Article describes the stricter enforcement of liquor regulations at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in October, 2006. The building, which hosts famous after-hours jam sessions for jazz musicians and fans,...

103. 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...

104. Jazz Masters and Kansas City Jazz Masters and Kansas City February/March 2011 Every year since 1982, The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has honored ''America's Jazz Masters." This article provides an overview of those musicians honored with the award who were born or grew...

105. 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...

106. Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor September 26, 2003 The Mutual Musicians Foundation building at 1823 Highland Avenue joins the Harry S. Truman farm home in Grandview and the Truman Historic District in Independence as the only national historic landmarks...

107. Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor September 26, 2003 Column discusses designation of Mutual Musicians Foundation building at 1823 Highland as national historic landmark.

108. Jazz Wouldn't Be the Same Without Her Jazz Wouldn't Be the Same Without Her May 16, 2010 Article reviews the life of Mary Lou Williams (May 8, 1901-1981) and her contribution to jazz on the occasion of her 100th birthday. "Mary Lou Williams was 19 when she played piano on the first recordings...

109. Jazz, Kansas City-Style: The Beat Goes On Jazz, Kansas City-Style: The Beat Goes On February-March//2001 Photos and article about the Kansas City Jazz Museum, or "the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum" at the 18th & Vine District in Kansas City. Description of the history of Kansas City...

110. Jazz: Cradles Will Fall Jazz: Cradles Will Fall May 1988 Article about the deterioration of jazz culture in Kansas City and Saint Louis since their heyday in the early 20th century, followed with a rebirth of live jazz venues in neighboring college towns of...

111. Jazz: Horn of Plenty, Kansas City's Jazz Heritage Now Has a Home Jazz: Horn of Plenty, Kansas City's Jazz Heritage Now Has a Home August /31/1997 Series of articles including: Opening events for the Kansas City Jazz Museum; The Jazz Museum: Past and Future; Kansas City's Jazz Legacy; A KC Jazz Chronology; Brief Lives of Some Local Greats (James...

112. Jazzing it Up Jazzing it Up February 2008 The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra "is an 18-piece profesional big band, and it's run much like a symphony orchestra, with paid musicians and a season of concerts." Conductor Jim Mair hopes the band will become...

113. Jesse Stone Jesse Stone June 6, 1905 File contains a chapter of the book about Jesse Stone (1901-1999), a former Kansas City style jazz musician and composer or arranger of the early rock song "Shake, Rattle and Roll" in 1954 sung by Big...

114. Jewish Jazz Cats Uphold Tradition Jewish Jazz Cats Uphold Tradition April 30, 2010 Article profiles three Jewish jazz musicians: drummer Tommy Ruskin (67), trumpeter Stan Kessler (58), and drummer Sam Wisman (27). All three were featured promiently in a new documentary film called "Kansas...

115. Jim Mair and His KC Jazz Orchestra Jim Mair and His KC Jazz Orchestra April/May, 2004 Article profiling saxophonist/educator Jim Mair. In 1991, when he often played at the Phoenix, Jazz Ambassador Magazine voted Mair the top saxophoinist in Kansas City. Mair left the area to teach at the...

116. Joe Cartwright: Presenting the Best of Kansas City Jazz Joe Cartwright: Presenting the Best of Kansas City Jazz December, 2004 Article profiling Kansas City jazz pianist Joe Cartwright and "his baby," the Fairmont Sunday Best of Kansas City Jazz series.

117. Julia Lee (The Last of the Great Blues Singers) Julia Lee (The Last of the Great Blues Singers) January-February//1960 Photo and biographical article about Julia Lee (1902-1958), an early Kansas City jazz and blues singer and pianist starting in the 1910s with her brother, bandleader George Lee. Description of her life...

118. 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...

119. Kansas City is Saxy, Part Three Kansas City is Saxy, Part Three October/November 2007 Part three of an article profiling several Kansas City-area saxophonists including Doug Talley, Dennis Winslett, Mark Southerland, and Kerry Straye. The interviewees discuss such topics as their passion...

120. Kansas City is Saxy, Part Two Kansas City is Saxy, Part Two August/September 2007 Part two of an article profiling several Kansas City-area saxophonists including Dave Chael, Matt Carrillo, Rich Wheeler, and Charles Perkins. The interviewees discuss such topics as their passion for...