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181. Saluting the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz Saluting the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz December, 2003 Article describing the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz, an entity of the Mutual Musicians Foundation that honors "musicians and music industry professionals for their contributions to performing and...

182. Sax Man Kynard is Dead at 92 Sax Man Kynard is Dead at 92 July 8, 2012 Photo and obituary for Ben Kynard (1920-2012), the Kansas City jazz musician known for writing "Red Top" when he performed with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra.

183. Saying Farewell with Music: Bandleader's Joy, Humor, Generosity are Remembered Saying Farewell with Music: Bandleader's Joy, Humor, Generosity are Remembered April 1, 2002 Funeral services for Warren Durrett included Marilyn Maye singing, a jazz quartet and remembrances of Durrett.

184. 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...

185. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

186. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

187. Scene: Kansas City, Missouri Scene: Kansas City, Missouri October 2000 Photo and article about the continuing presence of some prominent jazz musicians and venues in Kansas City, "the Paris of the Plains."

188. Scott Robinson, Fulfilling the Promise Scott Robinson, Fulfilling the Promise August/September, 2005 Profile with Kansas City drummer Scott Robinson, including extensive interview material. After stints playing jazz in New York and orchestra percussion in Philadelphia, 2005 sees him playing drums behind...

189. 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.

190. Some Liked It Hot Some Liked It Hot February//1945 Illustration and article about the 1930s jazz scene in Kansas City and its notable musicians and unique conditions facilitating its success"--corrupt politics--vice-ridden--boss ruled--wide open--as loud...

191. Song Bird From KC Song Bird From KC June 7, 2009 Kansas City jazz singer Deborah Brown is better known in Europe than in the U.S. This article is an interview with Brown, "a singers' singer with a magnificent voice and mind-boggling technique."

192. Songs for Sandra Songs for Sandra August/September 2014 Profile of bassist Bob Bowman. On the eve of the release of his most personal project to date, an album written in memory of his late wife, Bowman answers questions about his history with musicians like...

193. Sophisticated Lady of Jazz Sophisticated Lady of Jazz September 10, 2011 Pearl Thuston Brown is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Brown was a professional musician since 1951, a singer and piano player at Kansas City nightclubs who toured with...

194. Spring--and Pat Metheny--Breeze into D.C. Spring--and Pat Metheny--Breeze into D.C. April/May, 1995 Review of a 1995 performance by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to the concert review material, the article contains a fairly in-depth examination of Metheny's musical career....

195. Stan Kessler: Glad to Be in Kansas City Stan Kessler: Glad to Be in Kansas City June/July 2006 Profile of Stan Kessler, Kansas City jazz musician, educator, and member of the noted area band, the Sons of Brazil.

196. Stan Kessler: Man with the Golden Horn Stan Kessler: Man with the Golden Horn Spring 2004 As part of its "I Love the Nightlife" series about Jewish jazz musicians, this article profiles Stan Kessler. In addition to playing with his Sons of Brazil band, Kessler teaches private pupils and is...

197. Steve Rigazzi: A Jam Q&A Steve Rigazzi: A Jam Q&A June/July 2013 An interview with local bassist Steve Rigazzi. A native of Oklahoma, Rigazzi came from a musical family and later learned to play the string bass while performing with a military band. Some of the topics...

198. Steven Joseph Patke, 1951-2005 Steven Joseph Patke, 1951-2005 August/September, 2005 Brief homage to Kansas City jazz musician Steven J. Patke, who died June 25, 2005. Fellow musician Candace Evans remembers him as "an enormously talented musician and wonderful friend."

199. 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...

200. Swingin' since KC was Wide Open Swingin' since KC was Wide Open September 18, 2005 Interview with jazz pianist, Jay McShann