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1. Biography of Andy Kirk (1898-1992), Bandleader Biography of Andy Kirk (1898-1992), Bandleader 2003

2. Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader 1999

3. Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader 2007;

4. Biography of William (Count) Basie (1904-1984), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of William (Count) Basie (1904-1984), Pianist and Bandleader 1999

5. Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great 1999

6. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

7. Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician 2004

8. Biography of Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981), Musician, Stride Piano pioneer. Biography of Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981), Musician, Stride Piano pioneer. 1999

9. Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist 2007

10. Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician 1999

11. Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber 1999

12. Sustainability Summit: A Kansas City Jazz Roundtable Sustainability Summit: A Kansas City Jazz Roundtable February/March 2014 A roundtable of local musicians discuss the state of jazz in Kansas City and sustainability for the future - specifically the ability of musicians to make a living, as well as keeping audiences interested...

13. KC Jazz, NY Style KC Jazz, NY Style September 18, 2005 A three-night festival devoted to Kansas City jazz opens September 22 at New York's Lincoln Center. Part of the "Jazz at Lincoln Center" series, the festival was the brain child of Wynton Marsalis. Bram...

14. In Praise of Those Who Spread the Word In Praise of Those Who Spread the Word October/November, 2003 Alphabetical list of 33 individuals credited with "spreading the word" about Kansas City jazz on the national and international stage.

15. An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen 1976-08-27 An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...

16. Services for Myra Taylor Saturday Services for Myra Taylor Saturday December 16-22, 2011 Article about jazz vocalist Myra Taylor who died December 9, 2011, at the age of 94. Taylor had performed in Kansas City nightclubs in the 18th and Vine district during the 1930s.

17. Jazz Master Alaadeen Will Be Remembered by Many Jazz Master Alaadeen Will Be Remembered by Many August 20, 2010 Article about saxophonist Ahmad Alaadeen who died August 15, 2010. A Kansas City native, Alaadeen was "considered among a group of second generation saxophonists" who were inspired by musicians like Charlie...

18. Keeper Of The Scamps' Beat Dies At 82 Keeper Of The Scamps' Beat Dies At 82 March 29, 2010 Article about the death of Oscar "Lucky" Wesley on March 20, 2010, at age 82. Wesley was a bass player who played with many Kansas City groups, but his principal affiliation was with the Scamps, whom he...

19. 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....

20. Kansas City Perspective Kansas City Perspective July/31/1965 Article about the importance of Count Basie to the Kansas City jazz music scene, also with information about fellow black Kansas City jazz musicians Bennie Moten and Andy Kirk.