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21. Johnny Johnson Johnny Johnson n.d. Autographed photograph to Joe Sanders of orchestra leader Johnny Johnson seated at a piano.

22. Johnny Johnson Johnny Johnson n.d. Autographed portrait of orchestra leader Johnny Johnson.

23. Kansas City Has Been Diverse-fied Kansas City Has Been Diverse-fied October/November 2009 Article profiles a young, up and coming Kansas City jazz band called "Diverse." The five members studied under Professor Bobby Watson at the University of Missouri--Kansas City Conservatory and include...

24. Kansas City is Big Band Country Kansas City is Big Band Country August/September 2009 Article profiles six big bands in Kansas City: New Vintage Big Band, New Jazz Order Big Band, Abel Ramirez Big Band, Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, People's Liberation Big Band, and Louis Neal Big Band.

25. Kay Kyser Kay Kyser n.d. Portrait of band leader Kay Kyser autographed to Joe [Sanders].

26. Once a Blue Devil Once a Blue Devil 2006 Chapter from the book One O'Clock Jump that describes the early life and career of William (Count) Basie. Basie was born in Red Bank, New Jersey in 1904, and in Harlem was introduced to the organ by Fats...

27. One O'Clock Jump One O'Clock Jump June 28, 1905 Chapter entitled "Basie," describing the height of fame achieved by Count Basie and his Orchestra during the late 1930's and '40's. During this era, the "Basie-ites" included Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing,...

28. Orville Knapp Orville Knapp n.d. Autographed portrait of orchestra leader Orville Knapp. Autograph says "To Papa Joe, One swell guy - Orville Knapp".

29. Paul Whiteman Paul Whiteman n.d. Autographed portrait of big band leader Paul Whiteman. Autograph reads "To my pal Joe Sanders - Paul Whiteman".

30. Phil Levant Phil Levant n.d. Autographed portrait to Joe Sanders of orchestra leader Phil Levant.

31. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

32. SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid ca. 1920-1980 Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...

33. Skinnay Ennis Skinnay Ennis Circa 1930s Portrait of "Skinnay" Ennis, radio soloist and stylist, featured with the Hal Kemp Orchestra.

34. Ted Fiorito Ted Fiorito Circa 1930s Autographed, publicity portrait of Ted Fiorito, also written as Ted Fio Rito. Autograph reads: "To Joe--Master of the proffession and a real boy--Fraternally Ted Fiorito." Fiorito had has own orchestra...

35. Ted Weems Ted Weems n.d. Portrait of band leader Ted Weems autographed to Joe Sanders. It reads "To my good friend Joe Sanders with sincere good wishes, Ted Weems".

36. Tom Coakley Tom Coakley n.d. Autographed portrait of orchestra leader Tom Coakley.

37. Transition: Farewell to a Royal Jazzman Transition: Farewell to a Royal Jazzman May/7/1984 Photo and obituary for William Basie, or Count Basie (1904-1984), leader of "some of the most explosive big bands in jazz history." Native of New Jersey coming to Kansas City in 1927 as a pianist and joining...

38. Winnwood Park Winnwood Park Postcard of Winnwood Park between north Kansas City and Liberty