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Anderson Photo Company
Group of musicians, possibly Italian. Some names given for first row (left to right): 1) Uncle Mike; 2) Oscar Parisi.
Unique Piano Artistry Was Lost with the Death of Blind Boone of Missouri
February 6, 1950
Biographical article, with portrait, about John William "Blind" Boone, or Blind Boone, a blind African American pianist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in central Missouri. Boone was known for...
Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri
December 9, 1927
Exterior, partial view of Union Station located in Kansas City, Missouri. Sanders captions the photo in Scrapbook A (SC1, Box 6.1, p. 56): "Another view of the homecoming parade forming at the Kansas City...
Black and white autographed portrait. Writing says "To my best pal, Chas. Johnson, ....." Signature not readable.
Group photograph of an orchestra featuring Michael Ingino on cornet. Michael Ingino was a noted Kansas City musician and music teacher.
Unidentified Horn Player
View of unidentified musician playing the trumpet.
Tyrone Clark: Always Right There
Article profiles Kansas City bassist Tyrone Clark, who discusses his musical career and influences. Clark has played with the Jazz Disciples since the mid-1990s.
Turning Frowns into Smiles
Article about the music of Luqman Hamza, a renowned Kansas City jazz singer.
Review of Kansas City-born jazz guitarist Pat Metheny's 2002 album "Speaking of Now".
Tribute from Mrs. James Neal Foster to Her Dear Friend, Mrs. Wallace Robinson
Photo of and obituary tributes to Louise Isabel Robinson, or Louise Robinson (1877-1932), a singer and wife of Wallace Robinson of Kansas City. Native of Winthrop, Missouri raised in Topeka, Kansas and...
Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King
May 1, 2006
Brief article describes the planting of a tree as a memorial to Kansas City bluesman Lester "Wizard" King. The oak tree was planted just north of the Charlie Parker statue in the plaza area behind the...
Travel: A Musical Rivalry along the Mississippi
Photos and article about the black jazz history of Kansas City as compared to other nationally important areas in its development such as New Orleans, Memphis, and Saint Louis. Description of important...
Transition: Farewell to a Royal Jazzman
Photo and obituary for William Basie, or Count Basie (1904-1984), leader of "some of the most explosive big bands in jazz history." Native of New Jersey coming to Kansas City in 1927 as a pianist and joining...
Tony DiPardo: Kansas City's 'Mr. Music'
Story of 92-year-old Tony DiPardo who has just created the Tony DiPardo Instrumental Music Foundation and Scholarship Fund.
July 28-August 3, 2005
Article profiles Kansas City rapper Fat Tone (Anthony Watkins), and reports the circumstances of his death on May 23, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tommy Ruskin: A JAM Q&A
Interview with Kansas City drummist Tommy Ruskin, who discusses his drumming style, musical influences, and memorable performances. Ruskin has been the "house drummer" for the Topeka Jazz Workshop and...
Tom Mardikes: For Missouri Rep's Resident Sound Designer, the Best Sound Design Is the Least Obtrusive
Photo and biographical article about Tom Mardikes, "37-year-old Kansas City native, resident sound designer for the Missouri Repertory Theatre since 1981." Also "the Rep's designer and founder/president...
Todd Strait: Sticking to the Music
Article describes the life and career of Todd Strait, Kansas City jazz drummer.
Tinoco is One of a Kind
September 29-October 12, 2005
Article profiles musician David Tinoco. As well as lead singer and leader of Las Estrellas band, Tinoco owns an automobile finishing business, Single Source Inc., and is part owner of T&G Entertainment...
Profile of jazz pianist Bram Wijnands, a native of The Netherlands who immigrated to Kansas City in 1991. Wijnands performs regularly with his trio and a seven-piece band and also teaches jazz studies...
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