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

2. In Memory: Andy Kirk Leaves a Kansas City Legacy In Memory: Andy Kirk Leaves a Kansas City Legacy February, 1993-March, 1993 Obituary for Andy Kirk, legendary big band leader whose band, the Clouds of Joy, arrived in Kansas City in 1929-30 and immediately became rivals of Bennie Moten's band. Kirk died December 11, 1992.

3. 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.

4. Play: Not Without Laughter Play: Not Without Laughter 2006 Chapter focuses on the music or club scene in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s. "Kansas City provided a setting for the grooming and maturation of some of the country's most important jazz voices". A...

5. The Big Band Almanac The Big Band Almanac //1978 History of the Andy Kirk big band, formed in 1929 with "Kansas City headquarters" during the Depression, playing at such venues as the Pla-Mor Amusement Center.

6. The Kansas City Style of Jazz The Kansas City Style of Jazz 2005 The authors in this book have traced the history and personalities involved in the immergence of the unique style of jazz that originated in the heartland and in particular in Kansas City during the 1920s-1940s....