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161. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders May 19, 1926 Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders posed with large hat while in Cadillac, Michigan, on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Two heads are better than one - and even two couldn't fill this hat...

162. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders in Cairo, Illinois Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders in Cairo, Illinois September 22, 1924 Exterior view of Carleton Coon seated in cart and Joe Sanders standing next to the donkey's head. Edmiston identifies photograph as taken in Cairo, Illinois. Sanders captions the photo in his scrapbook:...

163. Carleton Coon and Orville Knapp Carleton Coon and Orville Knapp 1925 View of Carleton Coon pushing a wheel barrow with Orville Knapp seated in it. Location is Niles, Michigan, taken while the band was on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Orville undergoing...

164. Carleton Coon's Car Carleton Coon's Car 1926 Exterior view of car identified as Carleton Coon's Hudson. The man standing by the car may be Joe Sanders. Captioned in Sanders scrapbook as: "Enroute to Chicago in Coonie's Hudson, Apr. 30, '26."

165. Carrie Junior Carrie Junior 1908 Folder contains a small publicity booklet for this local concert pianist and teacher. Information in the booklet includes press comments, representative class and recital programs, and a picture of Junior....

166. Celebrating Kansas City's Rich Jazz Heritage Celebrating Kansas City's Rich Jazz Heritage October/November, 2003 Articles consists of an alphabetical list and accompanying biographical note about 47 internationally recognized jazz musicians with strong ties to Kansas City.

167. Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine September 7-13, 2007 Series of three articles about the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District: 1) "Nightlife in District Meant a Good Time at Region's Best Clubs;" 2) "Mutual Musicians Still Making Noise;" and 3) "Charlie Parker's...

168. 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...

169. Charles Johnson Charles Johnson Identified on back of photograph as "Johnson at Benson farm-Arthur Benson on far right." Charles Johnson is first on the left. Others in photograph are not identified.

170. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white portrait of local musician and composer, Charles L. Johnson.

171. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white photo identified on the back as Charles Johnson at the piano, Frances "Brick" Wornall as conductor and Jack Riley with clarinet on the far left.

172. Charles Taibi Obituary Charles Taibi Obituary May/9/1960 Obituary for Charles Taibi, Jr., a violin teacher dying in 1960.

173. 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...

174. Charlie Parker (Bird) Charlie Parker (Bird) Photos, illustrations, and information on Charlie Parker (1920-1955), a world-famous Kansas City jazz musician nicknamed "Yardbird" or "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas, and moving to Kansas City, Missouri,...

175. 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...

176. Charlie Parker's Birthday Celebration Charlie Parker's Birthday Celebration November 2009 Brief article describing a 1990 group photo of the members of the Mutual Musicians Foundation. The author pays tribute to several of the musicians in the photo whom he played with, and who have passed...

177. 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...

178. Chauncey Downs Dies Chauncey Downs Dies July 1, 1966 Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for Reverend Chauncey Downs, "an associate pastor of the First Baptist church in Kansas City, Kas. and a former well-known band leader." He was a "former leader...

179. Chinese Orchestra Statues Chinese Orchestra Statues 1932-09-23 Statues of Chinese musicians at Mission Drive and Indian Lane.

180. Christmas Greeting to Kansas City Children Christmas Greeting to Kansas City Children December/19/1909 File containing an article with words or lyrics (by librarian Carrie Westlake Whitney) and music (by orchestra conductor Carl Busch) for the 1909 song "Christmas Greeting to Kansas City Children."