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41. Celebrity Celebrity June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's life from 1949 through 1951. Includes anecdotes of Parker's playing various New York nightclubs, the revocation of his "cabinet card" (which allowed him...

42. Charles Williams Charles Williams April/May 2009 Article spotlights the career of pianist Charles Williams. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Williams grew up in a musical family and learned to play several instruments at a young age. He identifies his...

43. 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...

44. Chasin' the Bird Chasin' the Bird April/May 2006 Book review of Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker, by Brian Priestly (Oxford University Press, 2006). Article includes a brief overview of Parker's links to Kansas City and highlights...

45. Clarence Smith Clarence Smith December 2011/January 2012 Article profiles Clarence Smith, musical director of the Kansas City Youth Jazz (KCYJ) program. Smith continues the work of Leon and Linda Brady, who started KCYJ in 2001. Smith previously served as director...

46. Claude Claude February/March, 1997 Brief article describing the life and musical career of Claude "Fiddler" Williams. Williams, originally from Muskogee, Oklahoma, first played the mandolin, banjo and cello, before he switched to violin...

47. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams June/July, 2004 Obituary for Claude "Fiddler" Williams, who died in Kansas City April 25, 2004 at the age of 96. Williams last performace was at the Club at Plaza III in December, 2003.

48. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' April 26, 2004 Claude "Fiddler" Williams, local jazz musician, died April 25, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a jazz violinist for more than 75 years, attaining global acclaim. At the...

49. Claude Williams Celebrates 89 in the Nest Claude Williams Celebrates 89 in the Nest April/May, 1997 Article describes the February, 1997 birthday of Claude "Fiddler" Williams (his 89th), which Williams celebrated in Washington, D.C. by playing 5 gigs in two days. Williams' performances included 3 at...

50. Claude Williams, Personal Notes on a Humble Hero and Friend Claude Williams, Personal Notes on a Humble Hero and Friend June/July, 2004 Reminiscences and biographical profile of Claude "Fiddler" Williams, written on the occasion of his death in April, 2004. The piece includes an extensive discography of Williams' recordings.

51. Club 427 Club 427 August/September, 1995 Profile of Club 427, which was located at 427 Main in the City Market area. The club was known for its accoustics and interior decor, fine dining, and the notable jazz musicians on its bandstand.

52. Coda Jazz Fund to Place Marker on Jazz Legend Moten's Grave Coda Jazz Fund to Place Marker on Jazz Legend Moten's Grave March 28-April 3, 2014 Article announces that an engraved marble marker placed at the grave site of Bennie Moten in Highland Cemetery will be unveiled during a ceremony on April 2, 2014. CODA Jazz Fund committee chairperson,...

53. Composing His Life and His Music Composing His Life and His Music April/18/1986 File containing a biographical article about Robert Brookmeyer, a 56-year-old musical composer and trombonist. Born in Kansas City in 1929 and performing with prominent jazz musicians such as "Claude Thornhill,...

54. Confessin' the Blues Confessin' the Blues October, 2003 Article describing the life and music of Jay McShann, blues and jazz legend from Kansas City.

55. Confirmation Confirmation June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography discussing the aftermath of Charlie Parker's death, as well as the growth of his posthumous fame. The author describes numerous published interpretations of Parker's life and music,...

56. Danny Barker Danny Barker n.d. Interior view of three men, only identification is man on left, Danny Barker, believed to be a New Orleans jazz musician who died in 1994. Location may be the New Orleans Jazz Museum according to a plaque...

57. Danny Embrey + Rod Fleeman: A JAM Q&A Danny Embrey + Rod Fleeman: A JAM Q&A April/May 2008 Interview with jazz guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman, who have been part of the Kansas City music scene since the 1970s. They discuss their musical influences, careers and contemporaries, and reminisce...

58. Danny Embrey: A Trip to Success Danny Embrey: A Trip to Success August/September, 1990 Article profiles the life and career of Danny Embrey, a jazz guitarist who grew up in Kansas City. Embrey has played on the Johnny Carson Show, the Merv Griffin Show, and Solid Gold, as well as toured...

59. Deliciously Deco Deliciously Deco Summer, 2005 Article profiles the home of Maggie and Leon Jacobs, an art deco structure on State Line Road in which exterior and interior party scenes from the film Mr. and Mrs. Bridge were shot. The home, designed...

60. Discography Discography June 28, 1905 Comprehensive listing of the public recordings of Charlie Parker's playing. The author notes that fragmentary, unreleased recordings are not included in the discography.