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181. Orestie ''Rusty'' Lennion Tucker Orestie ''Rusty'' Lennion Tucker June 16, 2006 Obituary for Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, who died June 14, 2006 in Kansas City, Missouri. Playing drums, trumpet, and singing with The Scamps and other groups, Tucker become one of Kansas City's most beloved...

182. Orestie 'Rusty' Tucker Orestie 'Rusty' Tucker August/September 2006 Brief obituary for Rusty Tucker, who died June 14, 2006. Tucker came to Kansas City in 1948, originally playing the trumpet, but eventually becoming an accomplished drummer and singer. Among the bands...

183. Parker's Mood Parker's Mood June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography describing the life of Charlie Parker in the period after his release from the Camarillo State Hospital (California) at the end of January 1947, to Autumn of 1948. The author writes...

184. Pat Morrissey, 1953-2001 Pat Morrissey, 1953-2001 April/May//2001 Short obituary for local jazz musician Pat Morrissey who died on February 22, 2001. Includes a photograph of him playing the trumpet.

185. Play: Not Without Laughter Play: Not Without Laughter 2006 Chapter focuses on the music or club scene in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s. "Kansas City provided a setting for the grooming and maturation of some of the country's most important jazz voices". A...

186. Playing With Fire Playing With Fire June 11, 2006 Feature story on the McFadden Brothers, Ronald and Lonnie, sons of James "Pops" McFadden and brothers of Sandra McFadden-Weaver, minister and Kansas City Councilwoman. Lonnie plays trumpet, Ronald the...

187. Prairie Dogg Prairie Dogg May 13-19, 2004 Author describes his experiences at the May 2, 2004 memorial service for legendary Kansas City jazz musician Claude "Fiddler" Williams. According to the author, "You could scarcely swing a cane at Fiddler's...

188. Q & A with Doug Tatum Q & A with Doug Tatum October/November, 1997 Interview with Doug Tatum, executive director of the Folly Theater. Tatum began his tenure at the Folly in 1993, where he has developed a renowned jazz series.

189. Q & A with Joe Klopus Q & A with Joe Klopus August/September, 2003 Interview with Joe Klopus, jazz columnist with the Kansas City Star, pertaining to the health of Kansas City's ''Jazz Town''.

190. Q & A with Karrin Allyson Q & A with Karrin Allyson October/November, 2004 Interview with Kansas City jazz chanteuse Karrin Allyson. Allyson discusses her 2004 release Wild for You.

191. Q & A with Karrin Allyson Q & A with Karrin Allyson April/May, 2003 Interview with Karrin Allyson, in which the jazz vocalist comments on her years in Kansas City and how its jazz scene here compares to New York City.

192. Q & A with Mark Pender Q & A with Mark Pender August/September//2002 Interview with Mark Pender, lead trumpet player on Conan O'Brien's NBC "Late Night" show. Pender spent many early days in Kansas City as a member of the Inner City Orchestra, learning from veteran musicians...

193. Q & A with Pat Methany Q & A with Pat Methany August/September, 1995 Interview with Pat Metheny, in which he discusses his early career in Kansas City, and whether or not the heyday of Kansas City jazz will ever be recaptured.

194. Q & A with Pete Eye Q & A with Pete Eye February/March, 1997 Interview with Kansas City jazz pianist Pete Eye. Eye describes a history of playing in Kansas City venues with his Pete Eye Trio, as well as his work as a renowned piano tuner in the area.

195. Q & A with Vince Bilardo Q & A with Vince Bilardo April/May, 1995 Interview with Vince Bilardo, "one of Kansas City's most noteworthy drummers."

196. Q & A: JAM Talks with Ahmad Alaadeen Q & A: JAM Talks with Ahmad Alaadeen November 1, 2006 Interview with Kansas City saxophonist Ahmad Alaadeen. Includes details of his youth attending R. T. Coles, musicians with whom he has played, and his opinions and theories about jazz in general.

197. Q and A with Mike Methany Q and A with Mike Methany February/March, 2004 Interview with Mike Methany on the occasion of his stepping down as editor of JAM magazine after 9 years.

198. Ralph Earl Sutton, Jazz Piano Great, Dies Ralph Earl Sutton, Jazz Piano Great, Dies January/1/2002 Article concerning the death of Missouri born jazz musician, Ralph Earl Sutton on Saturday, December 29, 2001, in Colorado. He was born in Hamburg, Missouri, in 1922 and played off and on for many years...

199. Recovering Musician Gets Help from Pals Recovering Musician Gets Help from Pals January 12, 2006 Article reporting a stroke suffered by long-time Scamps tenor saxophonist Eddie Saunders, and efforts by his numerous friends in the Kansas City jazz community to support and assist him.

200. Remembering Piano Great Jay McShann Remembering Piano Great Jay McShann January 1, 2007 Brief article, accompanied by several photographs, describing the author's first exposure to the music of Jay McShann, and offering last respects to the musician, who died in 2006. The author writes that...