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121. Kansas City is Saxy: a Survey of Kansas City Saxphonists Kansas City is Saxy: a Survey of Kansas City Saxphonists June/July 2007 Part one of an article profiling several Kansas City-area saxophonists including Mike White, Loren Pickford, Chris Burnett and Dan Thomas. The interviewees discuss such topics as their passion for jazz...

122. 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...

123. Kansas City's Little Jazz Man Kansas City's Little Jazz Man June-July//2000 Short article with photos about a boy named Eldar Djangirov who learned to play jazz while living in Kyrgyzstan, near China. The family settled in Kansas City in 1998.

124. Kansas City's New Young Lions: Ready to Keep Kansas City on the Jazz Map, Part II Kansas City's New Young Lions: Ready to Keep Kansas City on the Jazz Map, Part II June/July, 2005 Article profiles four young Kansas City jazz musicians: Seth Lee (bass), Harold O'Neal (piano), Matt Hopper (guitar), Ryan Howard (piano/organ).

125. 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...

126. Karrin Allyson Karrin Allyson 2002 One-page personal account of Kansas City's Karrin Allyson, jazz singer, pianist, and songwriter.

127. Karrin Allyson, Wild for You Karrin Allyson, Wild for You August-September, 2004 Review of Karrin Allyson's 2004 release, Wild for You. Accompanied by a group of Kansas city musicians, Allyson's latest record is "a homage to the '70's, when pop songs were sung not shouted.''

128. Karrin Allyson: Wild for You Karrin Allyson: Wild for You June 10-16, 2004 Music review of Karrin Allyson's 2004 release _Wild For You_, featuring covers of standards by James Taylor, Elton John, Roberta Flack, and Joni Mitchell.

129. 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...

130. KC Drummer Vince Bilardo, Mentor to Other Musicians, Dies KC Drummer Vince Bilardo, Mentor to Other Musicians, Dies February 26, 2009 Obituary for Kansas City musician Vince Bilardo, who died February 23, 2009, in his home. Bilardo's musical career spanned nearly four decades, including 23 years with the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra....

131. KC Jazz Sax Legend Dies at 86 KC Jazz Sax Legend Dies at 86 November 22, 2006 Article reporting the death of Art Jackson, who passed November 19, 2006 at age 86. Jackson was the oldest and longest continuous member of The Scamps, a Kansas City jazz group; he was an accomplished...

132. KC Jazz, NY Style KC Jazz, NY Style September 18, 2005 A three-night festival devoted to Kansas City jazz opens September 22 at New York's Lincoln Center. Part of the "Jazz at Lincoln Center" series, the festival was the brain child of Wynton Marsalis. Bram...

133. KC-bred Pianist Russ Long Dies KC-bred Pianist Russ Long Dies January 3, 2007 Kansas City jazz pianist Russ Long died December 31, 2006, at the age of 67. "Long, born Russ Longstreth, was a much admired musician, singer and composer who worked in many of Kansas City's jazz clubs...

134. Keeper Of The Scamps' Beat Dies At 82 Keeper Of The Scamps' Beat Dies At 82 March 29, 2010 Article about the death of Oscar "Lucky" Wesley on March 20, 2010, at age 82. Wesley was a bass player who played with many Kansas City groups, but his principal affiliation was with the Scamps, whom he...

135. Keeping That KC Vibe Keeping That KC Vibe Cover story about Eldar Djangirov, the piano prodigy who came to Kansas City from Kyrgystan around 1997 at the age of 10. Companion article "Good Press for Eldar" quotes reviews fromother newspapers about...

136. Keeping the Beat Keeping the Beat December 2008/January 2009 Profiles of four Kansas City drummers: Ray DeMarchi, Sam Wisman, Tim Cambron, Brandon Draper. The musicians discuss their musical backgrounds and careers, as well as the Kansas City jazz scene.

137. Keeping the Beat: Tommy Ruskin is the Town's Top Drummer Keeping the Beat: Tommy Ruskin is the Town's Top Drummer Spring 2004 As part of its "I Love the Nightlife" series about Jewish jazz musicians, this article profiles Tommy Ruskin. Ruskin performs with his wife, jazz singer Julie Turner, as well as with Bram Wijnands.

138. Knocky Parker Knocky Parker 1962 Believed to be piano player Knocky Parker seated on bed.

139. KC's Jazz Scene is Renewing Itself KC’s Jazz Scene is Renewing Itself December 26, 2010 Article describes events in 2010 that prove the jazz scene is bouncing back after a tough 2009. Among the significant events were Bobby Watson’s new CD, the Prairie Village Jazz Festival and Jazz Winterlude,...

140. Lady Sings the Cooch Lady Sings the Cooch June 2-8, 2005 Article analyzes the music of Kansas City jazz singer Julia Lee, and its place in the jazz history of Kansas City. Includes an examination of the provacative nature of Lee's lyrics, as well as their reflection...