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1. A Conversation with Ron Teamer A Conversation with Ron Teamer February 2008 Interview with Ron Teamer, a Kansas City blues musician and guitarist/vocalist for the Ron Teamer Band. In the article, Teamer discusses when he first started playing guitar and life experiences that have...

2. Among Kansas City's Artists [and] Where All the World's a Stage Among Kansas City's Artists [and] Where All the World's a Stage May/15/1915 Photos and biographical sketches of several Kansas City musicians, singers and music teachers, including Jennie Schultz, Charles Cease, E. Geneve Lichtenwalter (in the Studio building), Nelle Troutman...

3. Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance February 2008 A collection of stories by various Kansas City musicians in remembrance of Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, "Kansas City's Queen of the Blues," who passed away on Dec. 25, 2007.

"Mama's Tribute"...

4. Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City January/15/1953 News of "[a]n opera festival" planned in Kansas City "on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Kansas City Philharmonic," with performances by various singers, etc., directed by "Hans Schwieger,...

5. Elsie Frisbie Norman Elsie Frisbie Norman May//1934 Photo and caption about Elsie Frisbie Norman, or Elsie Norman, "one of Kansas City's best known and most gifted young artists" or singers with studio at 5011 Walnut Street.

6. Fun on The Road Fun on The Road August 2011 Blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray recounts her most memorable experiences while touring with her band. Ray has been performing for nearly five decades.

7. In Memory of Jim Laforte (1946-2010) In Memory of Jim Laforte (1946-2010) July 2010 Eulogy and remembrances for Kansas City R&B vocalist Jim LaForte (62) who passed away recently. Laforte was a founding member and leader of the Harling's Upstairs afternoon band in the 1980s. A memorial...

8. In the Beginning...A Brief History of Heartland Men's Chorus In the Beginning...A Brief History of Heartland Men's Chorus November 1, 2006 Article recounting the history of the Heartland Men's Chorus, a men's choral group formed in Kansas City in 1986.

9. Julia Lee (The Last of the Great Blues Singers) Julia Lee (The Last of the Great Blues Singers) January-February//1960 Photo and biographical article about Julia Lee (1902-1958), an early Kansas City jazz and blues singer and pianist starting in the 1910s with her brother, bandleader George Lee. Description of her life...

10. K. C.'s Top Rock Concerts of the Millennium [sic] K. C.'s Top Rock Concerts of the Millennium [sic] December 2000 Photos of ticket stubs and posters and review of "the Top Ten Best Rock Concerts to play here the past millennium [sic]": (1) the Beatles at Municipal Stadium in 1964; (2) the Rolling Stones and Stevie...

11. Kansas City's Queen of the Blues Is Gone--(But Not Forgotten) Kansas City's Queen of the Blues Is Gone--(But Not Forgotten) March//1978 Photos and biographical article about Julia Lee (1902-1958), a black singer and pianist starting her career in the 1910s in Kansas City and earning "her reputation as one of the country's greatest blues...

12. KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival September 2004 Article describes the creative energy growing in Kansas City's performing arts community in response to the proposed performing arts center and other downtown revitalization projects.

13. Lyrical Notes Lyrical Notes March 2008 Founded in 1958, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City has been "a bit of a renegade operation." Founder Russell Patterson adopted the European pattern of smaller halls and the use of young singers who can devote...

14. Mama Ray Hosting August Jam Mama Ray Hosting August Jam August 2011 Article profiles the career of blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray. Born into a musical family, Ray took singing and music lessons as a young child and performed in a variety of productions. In 1962, she moved...

15. Mrs. George Cowden Mrs. George Cowden February 1934 Photo and bio of Mrs. George Cowden, "a favorite concert and oratorio singer," also "much sought after by our neighboring cities and towns."

16. Mrs. Maclay Lyon Mrs. Maclay Lyon May//1934 Photo and biographical description of Mrs. Maclay Lyon, "one of our [the Musical Club's] best known singers" and a member and promoter of the Kansas City Musical Club.

17. Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday February/March 2009 Profile of legendary jazz vocalist Myra Taylor, who turns 92 years old on February 24, 2009. Taylor began her career in 1932 as a dancer and singer performing in clubs around 18th and Vine District St....

18. Ode to the Performing Arts Ode to the Performing Arts August 2007 This issue highlights specific people and groups in the arts community including the following. Sports (A League of Their Own) featuring the Roller Warriors, a women's roller derby; Opera (The Diva Next...

19. Play 'Kansas City' for Me: Famous Song Has Its Share of Infamous Versions Play 'Kansas City' for Me: Famous Song Has Its Share of Infamous Versions November/5/2000 Photos and article about the song "'Kansas City,' the venerable pop standard of the 1950s" re-recorded and rearranged by several different singers and composers. Description of its various versions on...

20. The Early Days of Grand Opera in Kansas City, 1860-1879 The Early Days of Grand Opera in Kansas City, 1860-1879 July 2001 Article describes opera companies and singers who visited Kansas City between 1860 and 1879 and their reception by critics and the public.