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61. Danny Barker Danny Barker n.d. Interior view of three men, only identification is man on left, Danny Barker, believed to be a New Orleans jazz musician who died in 1994. Location may be the New Orleans Jazz Museum according to a plaque...

62. Danny Embrey + Rod Fleeman: A JAM Q&A Danny Embrey + Rod Fleeman: A JAM Q&A April/May 2008 Interview with jazz guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman, who have been part of the Kansas City music scene since the 1970s. They discuss their musical influences, careers and contemporaries, and reminisce...

63. 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...

64. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Kansas City born jazz musician Bennie Moten (1894-1935), written by Janet Bruce Campbell. Includes citations.

65. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Charles Christopher "Bird" Parker, Jr. (1920-1955), a native of Kansas City, Kansas, one of the most important figures in jazz history as a saxophone player starting out in Kansas City in...

66. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of "Count" Basie (1904-1984), jazz musician and band leader.

67. Discography Discography June 28, 1905 Comprehensive listing of the public recordings of Charlie Parker's playing. The author notes that fragmentary, unreleased recordings are not included in the discography.

68. Eyewitness to KC Jazz History Eyewitness to KC Jazz History June/July, 2003 Letter from a reader recounting his experience as a jazz fan in Kansas City. He recalls musicians such as Jay McShann, Charlie Parker, and Benny Moten.

69. Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday June/July 2004 Article describes the career of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. Hawkins was born November 21, 1904, in St. Joseph, Missouri. When his musical talent emerged at a young age, Hawkins' mother sent him to...

70. Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday June/July, 2004 Article describes the career of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. In 2004, both Topeka, Kansas and St. Joseph, Missouri staged music festivals to honor the 100th anniversary of Hawkin's birth.

71. Fitting Finale Fitting Finale May 2, 2004 Feature story on the Coda Jazz Fund and the help they provide for funeral arrangements for local jazz musicians who don't have enough of their own money for burial. Features the upcoming 2004 benefit concert...

72. Flying Home With Mr. Red Top Flying Home With Mr. Red Top February-March//2002 This article is an extensive interview with local jazz musician Ben Kynard. He recalls his early years as well as his memories of early Kansas City jazz. His relationship with jazz musician Lionel Hampton...

73. Folly Jazz News Folly Jazz News March 1, 2007 Article describing the February 3, 2007 performance by the Count Basie Orchestra at the Folly Theater in Kansas City. The author provides a brief overview of the history of Basie's career, and explains...

74. Former Kansas Citian Jimmy Lovelace Dies Former Kansas Citian Jimmy Lovelace Dies December, 2004 Obituary for Jimmy Ross Lovelace, "one of the great jazz drummers," who died October 29, 2004 at the age of 64 in New York City. Lovelace was a Kansas City native and graduated from Manual High School...

75. Friends, Family Remember Jazz Singer Friends, Family Remember Jazz Singer March 20, 2004 Article describes the life and career of Kansas City jazz vocalist Rosetta Robinson, who died Tuesday, March 16th, 2004 of a brain aneurysm.

76. Fritz Swischer Fritz Swischer May/7/1973? File containing a biographical article about Fritz Swischer, a jazz clarinetist (formerly with the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra), composer and writer. Native of Wichita, Kansas in the 1970s "working...

77. From Pawnshop to Auction Block, this Sax is King From Pawnshop to Auction Block, this Sax is King February 20, 2005 Article concerns the auctioning off of Charlie Parker's King Super 20 alto saxophone.

78. Gary Sivils Gary Sivils June/July 2009 Interview with Kansas City cornetist Gary Sivils. The conversation focus on Sivils' 40+-year career and his early interest in music. He also discusses several of his musical contemporaries including Pat...

79. Goin' to Kansas City Revisited Goin' to Kansas City Revisited December, 2005-January, 2006 Brief article describing the history and September, 2005 dedication of the "Goin' to Kansas City Plaza" park, located at 12th Street and Vine. The park honors Kansas City's jazz history, as well as the...

80. Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth August/September 2005 Brief item describing an article from The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2005, reporting on jazz historians Chuck Haddix and Llew Walker's discoveries of the addresses of Charlie "Bird" Parker in the Kansas...