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February 202005 (1)
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1. 18th & Vine District to Inaugurate Jazz Walk of Fame 18th & Vine District to Inaugurate Jazz Walk of Fame August 22-28, 2014 Article announces that a ceremony to honor distinguished Kansas City jazz musicians by installing 30-inch bronze medallions in the sidewalks along 18th Street near the 18th and Vine District will take...

2. A Big Bust A Big Bust April/8-14/1999 Authors reaction to the statue honoring jazz musician Charlie Parker, located in the 18th and Vine historical district.

3. 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...

4. 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.

5. Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies December 29, 2008 Article about the death of sculptor Robert Graham, at age 70, in Santa Monica Califoarnia. Graham was the creator of the 18-foot monument to Charlie Parker at 17th and Vine, near the American Jazz Museum....

6. Where the Bird Rests Where the Bird Rests August/27/1967 Photo and caption about the Lincoln Cemetery (at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri) grave of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), a prominent black jazz musician nicknamed Bird in his start in 1930s...