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41. Body and Soul Body and Soul 2006 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's parents, his early years in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri, and his musical beginnings in the Vine Street nightclub district. Includes details about an...

42. Brad Gregory Brad Gregory August/September 2013 Article profiles local musican Brad Gregory, described as "one of the pacesetters in the Kansas City saxophone community." A native of Edmonton, Canada, Gregory began playing saxophone at age 13 and went...

43. Brookmeyer Brookmeyer February/March 2009 Article spotlights the career of jazz trombonist, pianist, and composer Bob Brookmeyer. In 2006, Brookmeyer received the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters Award--the "nation's highest...

44. Brothers' Paths All Lead to Jazz Brothers' Paths All Lead to Jazz May 14, 2002 Article contrasts brothers Pat and Mike Metheny and their different career paths in jazz. Mike returned to Kansas City where he is editor of JAM magazine. Pat is a jazz guitarist who travels all over the...

45. Celebrating Kansas City's Rich Jazz Heritage Celebrating Kansas City's Rich Jazz Heritage October/November, 2003 Articles consists of an alphabetical list and accompanying biographical note about 47 internationally recognized jazz musicians with strong ties to Kansas City.

46. Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine September 7-13, 2007 Series of three articles about the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District: 1) "Nightlife in District Meant a Good Time at Region's Best Clubs;" 2) "Mutual Musicians Still Making Noise;" and 3) "Charlie Parker's...

47. Celebrity Celebrity June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's life from 1949 through 1951. Includes anecdotes of Parker's playing various New York nightclubs, the revocation of his "cabinet card" (which allowed him...

48. Charles Williams Charles Williams April/May 2009 Article spotlights the career of pianist Charles Williams. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Williams grew up in a musical family and learned to play several instruments at a young age. He identifies his...

49. Charlie Parker Sculpture Charlie Parker Sculpture 1999 View looking toward the northwest with the Charlie Parker Memorial sculpture in view as well as the Kansas City downtown skyline. Parker memorial is located at 17th Terrace and the Paseo in the historic...

50. Chasin' the Bird Chasin' the Bird April/May 2006 Book review of Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker, by Brian Priestly (Oxford University Press, 2006). Article includes a brief overview of Parker's links to Kansas City and highlights...

51. Clarence Smith Clarence Smith December 2011/January 2012 Article profiles Clarence Smith, musical director of the Kansas City Youth Jazz (KCYJ) program. Smith continues the work of Leon and Linda Brady, who started KCYJ in 2001. Smith previously served as director...

52. Claude Claude February/March, 1997 Brief article describing the life and musical career of Claude "Fiddler" Williams. Williams, originally from Muskogee, Oklahoma, first played the mandolin, banjo and cello, before he switched to violin...

53. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams June/July, 2004 Obituary for Claude "Fiddler" Williams, who died in Kansas City April 25, 2004 at the age of 96. Williams last performace was at the Club at Plaza III in December, 2003.

54. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' April 26, 2004 Claude "Fiddler" Williams, local jazz musician, died April 25, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a jazz violinist for more than 75 years, attaining global acclaim. At the...

55. Claude Williams Celebrates 89 in the Nest Claude Williams Celebrates 89 in the Nest April/May, 1997 Article describes the February, 1997 birthday of Claude "Fiddler" Williams (his 89th), which Williams celebrated in Washington, D.C. by playing 5 gigs in two days. Williams' performances included 3 at...

56. Claude Williams, Personal Notes on a Humble Hero and Friend Claude Williams, Personal Notes on a Humble Hero and Friend June/July, 2004 Reminiscences and biographical profile of Claude "Fiddler" Williams, written on the occasion of his death in April, 2004. The piece includes an extensive discography of Williams' recordings.

57. Club Profile: Birdland Club Profile: Birdland April/May, 1995 Review of the Birdland nightclub, located at 1600 E. 19th in 1995. In the 1950's and 60's, the club at this location was known as "The Mardi Gras."

58. Coda Jazz Fund to Place Marker on Jazz Legend Moten's Grave Coda Jazz Fund to Place Marker on Jazz Legend Moten's Grave March 28-April 3, 2014 Article announces that an engraved marble marker placed at the grave site of Bennie Moten in Highland Cemetery will be unveiled during a ceremony on April 2, 2014. CODA Jazz Fund committee chairperson,...

59. Confessin' the Blues Confessin' the Blues October, 2003 Article describing the life and music of Jay McShann, blues and jazz legend from Kansas City.

60. Confirmation Confirmation June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography discussing the aftermath of Charlie Parker's death, as well as the growth of his posthumous fame. The author describes numerous published interpretations of Parker's life and music,...