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1. Bettye Miller Bettye Miller Photos and information on Bettye Miller, an African American jazz pianist of Kansas City (starting in the 1950s) and native of Clinton, Missouri.

2. Leed's Eight to the Bar Leed's Eight to the Bar Photo and biographical description of Pete Johnson, "probably the most famous keyboard artist in the [Leed's] Eight [music group] to the bar category among musicians," specializing in "boogie woogie" piano...

3. Jay McShann Jay McShann Photos, illustrations, and information on Jay McShann, a jazz pianist born in Oklahoma about 1916 and coming to Kansas City in 1937, playing with several prominent jazz musicians and at many clubs, starting...

4. Ellis Burton and the Yellow Front Saloon Ellis Burton and the Yellow Front Saloon File contains information about Ellis Burton, the proprietor of the Yellow Front Saloon, a Downtown Kansas City night club for jazz musicians in the 1920s and 1930s, describing his help to black jazz musicians...

5. Knocky Parker Knocky Parker 1962 Believed to be piano player Knocky Parker seated on bed.

6. Last Straws Last Straws 1964 Group of musicians playing outside identified on the back of the photo as the Last Straws, New Orleans, 1964. Names not given of men.

7. Last Straws Last Straws 1964 Group of musicians seated outside and identified as the Last Straws, New Orleans, 1964. Individual names not given.

8. 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;...

9. An Interview With Carroll Jenkins An Interview With Carroll Jenkins 1976-09-14 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded September 14, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

10. 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...

11. Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers 1984 Chapter of the book about the black Kansas City jazz musicians Little Jimmy Rushing, Big Joe Turner and Pha Terrell," all singers. Description of James Andrew Rushing (1905-1972), as a native of Oklahoma...

12. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1997 (1959 in first edition) Biographical sketches of Bennie Moten and Etta Moten, black jazz musicians in Kansas City. Description of Bennie as a bandleader joining "Will Basie" (soon known as Count Basie) from about 1925 until his...

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

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

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

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

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

18. Charlie Parker Sculpture Charlie Parker Sculpture 1999 View looking toward the northwest with the Charlie Parker Memorial sculpture in view as well as the Kansas City downtown skyline. Parker memorial is located at 17th Terrace and the Paseo in the historic...

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

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