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61. 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.

62. 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...

63. Eyewitness to KC Jazz History Eyewitness to KC Jazz History June/July, 2003 Letter from a reader recounting his experience as a jazz fan in Kansas City. He recalls musicians such as Jay McShann, Charlie Parker, and Benny Moten.

64. Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday June/July 2004 Article describes the career of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. Hawkins was born November 21, 1904, in St. Joseph, Missouri. When his musical talent emerged at a young age, Hawkins' mother sent him to...

65. Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday Festivals Celebrate Coleman Hawkins' 100th Birthday June/July, 2004 Article describes the career of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. In 2004, both Topeka, Kansas and St. Joseph, Missouri staged music festivals to honor the 100th anniversary of Hawkin's birth.

66. Fitting Finale Fitting Finale May 2, 2004 Feature story on the Coda Jazz Fund and the help they provide for funeral arrangements for local jazz musicians who don't have enough of their own money for burial. Features the upcoming 2004 benefit concert...

67. Folly Jazz News Folly Jazz News March 1, 2007 Article describing the February 3, 2007 performance by the Count Basie Orchestra at the Folly Theater in Kansas City. The author provides a brief overview of the history of Basie's career, and explains...

68. Former Kansas Citian Jimmy Lovelace Dies Former Kansas Citian Jimmy Lovelace Dies December, 2004 Obituary for Jimmy Ross Lovelace, "one of the great jazz drummers," who died October 29, 2004 at the age of 64 in New York City. Lovelace was a Kansas City native and graduated from Manual High School...

69. Friends, Family Remember Jazz Singer Friends, Family Remember Jazz Singer March 20, 2004 Article describes the life and career of Kansas City jazz vocalist Rosetta Robinson, who died Tuesday, March 16th, 2004 of a brain aneurysm.

70. From Pawnshop to Auction Block, this Sax is King From Pawnshop to Auction Block, this Sax is King February 20, 2005 Article concerns the auctioning off of Charlie Parker's King Super 20 alto saxophone.

71. Gary Sivils Gary Sivils June/July 2009 Interview with Kansas City cornetist Gary Sivils. The conversation focus on Sivils' 40+-year career and his early interest in music. He also discusses several of his musical contemporaries including Pat...

72. Goin' to Kansas City Revisited Goin' to Kansas City Revisited December, 2005-January, 2006 Brief article describing the history and September, 2005 dedication of the "Goin' to Kansas City Plaza" park, located at 12th Street and Vine. The park honors Kansas City's jazz history, as well as the...

73. Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth August/September 2005 Brief item describing an article from The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2005, reporting on jazz historians Chuck Haddix and Llew Walker's discoveries of the addresses of Charlie "Bird" Parker in the Kansas...

74. Hal Melia Leaves KC Hal Melia Leaves KC June/July, 2004 Brief article reporting the 2004 departure of Hal Melia from Kansas City. During his 6 years in Kansas City, Melia was one of the city's hardest working jazz musicians, performing 220 gigs in 2003 on top...

75. Hampton's Hot Licks Hampton's Hot Licks October - November, 2005 Article recounting an August 28, 2005 birthday celebration for Charlie Parker held at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery. The event, attended by about 250 fans and 30 Parker family members, was captured...

76. Happy Birthday JAM -- 20 Years! Happy Birthday JAM -- 20 Years! August/September 2006 Article celebrating the 20th anniversary of the creation of JAM (Jazz Ambassadors Magazine). Includes a discussion of the jazz scene in Kansas City, and its evolution over the years.

77. Harold Ashby, Former KC Jazz Player, Dies At 78 Harold Ashby, Former KC Jazz Player, Dies At 78 June 18, 2003 Newspaper article concerning the death of Harold Ashby, a Kansas City born jazz saxophonist who played with Duke Ellington's orchestra. He grew up in Kansas City attending R.T. Coles School and Lincoln...

78. Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca1950s-1990s, [bulk 1960s-70s] 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...

79. Honoring a Statesman of KC Jazz Honoring a Statesman of KC Jazz April 13, 2004 Local jazz drummer, Everett Alvin Dodd, will have a headstone now thanks to the Coda Jazz Foundation. Dodd died on Christmas eve, 1999 and is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery. He was vice president of the...

80. Hot Lips Page Hot Lips Page 2008 This book features the biography of Oran "Hot Lips" Page, local jazz trumpeter who was in Count Basie's early band. Page went on to be a featured soloist with Artie Shaw, a star of New York's 52nd street,...