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21. Scott Joplin Scott Joplin Biographical information on Scott Joplin (1868-1917), one of the earliest if not the first composer of ragtime music, a precursor of jazz, born in Texas, raised in Saint Louis, and first gaining fame in...

22. Kansas City Singers Kansas City Singers File contains newspaper clippings, brochures, etc., on the local vocal group called the Kansas City Singers. The director of the group is Robert Grove.

23. Jim Edd Spencer Jim Edd Spencer Photo and information on Jim Edd Spencer, or Jim Spencer (ca. 1905-1944), a native Kansas Citian and "Independence artist who made many linoleum cuts of scenes in Independence and Kansas City." Promoter...

24. Glenn Darwin Glenn Darwin Singer Glenn Darwin seated at piano. Darwin, an accomplished baritone, was born Darwin Martin Bowen Jr. in Topeka, Kansas, in 1912.

25. Donald Nouis and O.C. Cash Donald Nouis and O.C. Cash Singers Donald Nouis and O.C. Cash.

26. Oleta Adams Oleta Adams File contains photos and information on Oleta Adams, an African American jazz singer and pianist of Kansas City, Kansas since the late 1970s. Raised in Washington and leaving for Houston in the 1980s and...

27. Robert Bennett Robert Bennett Information with photo of Robert Russell Bennett, or Robert Bennett (1891-1981), a native Kansas Citian and orchestrator for numerous Broadway musicals. Trained with Kansas City Philharmonic conductor...

28. Nadyne Brewer Nadyne Brewer File contains photos and information on Nadyne Brewer, an African American singer raised in Kansas City, Kansas and performing gospel and classical music pieces in the 1960s.

29. Thomas Brown Thomas Brown File contains a photo and information on Thomas Brown, a native of Independence, Missouri and staff organist at the Reorganized Latter Day Saints Auditorium (or RLDS Auditorium) there in the 1970s (studying...

30. City Light Orchestra City Light Orchestra File contains a photo and information on the City Light Orchestra, a jazz and swing band formed in Kansas City in 1982 that performs around the country. Led by native Kansas Citian and saxophonist Ahmad...

31. Frank Buebendorf Frank Buebendorf File contains photos and information on Francis Buebendorf, or Frank Buebendorf, a "retired University of Kansas City-Missouri music professor" and former conductor of "the Kansas City String Orchestra...

32. 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,...

33. Local Musicians Local Musicians

34. Barlow Band Barlow Band Orchestra in formal dress onstage.

35. Pompeian Room at Hotel Baltimore Pompeian Room at Hotel Baltimore Performers and orchestra members from the floor show in the Pompeian Room at the Hotel Baltimore.

36. Pompeian Room at Hotel Baltimore Pompeian Room at Hotel Baltimore Performers and orchestra members from the floor show in the Pompeian Room at the Hotel Baltimore.

37. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Formal group portrait of orchestra at the Hotel Muehlebach.

38. Ted Weems Ted Weems Weems sitting at set of drums at the Muehlebach Hotel.

39. Ted Weems Orchestra Ted Weems Orchestra Group portrait of comedians and orchestra at the Muehlebach Hotel.

40. Ted Weems Orchestra Ted Weems Orchestra Group portrait of orchestra at the Muehlebach Hotel.