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201. Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff March//1997 Photo (of chorale director Charles Bruffy) and article about the Kansas City Chorale and its high-quality classical music recordings on compact discs.

202. Claude Claude February/March, 1997 Brief article describing the life and musical career of Claude "Fiddler" Williams. Williams, originally from Muskogee, Oklahoma, first played the mandolin, banjo and cello, before he switched to violin...

203. Claude "Fiddler" Williams Is Coming Back: Northeast Cultural Arts Announces Sixth Free Concert Series Claude "Fiddler" Williams Is Coming Back: Northeast Cultural Arts Announces Sixth Free Concert Series November/8/2000 Announcement of the planned appearance of Claude Williams, or Fiddler Williams, an award-winning jazz musician "performing a number of jazz classics" at the Independence Boulevard Christian Church, 606...

204. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams June/July, 2004 Obituary for Claude "Fiddler" Williams, who died in Kansas City April 25, 2004 at the age of 96. Williams last performace was at the Club at Plaza III in December, 2003.

205. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' April 26, 2004 Claude "Fiddler" Williams, local jazz musician, died April 25, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a jazz violinist for more than 75 years, attaining global acclaim. At the...

206. Claude Williams Celebrates 89 in the Nest Claude Williams Celebrates 89 in the Nest April/May, 1997 Article describes the February, 1997 birthday of Claude "Fiddler" Williams (his 89th), which Williams celebrated in Washington, D.C. by playing 5 gigs in two days. Williams' performances included 3 at...

207. Claude Williams, Personal Notes on a Humble Hero and Friend Claude Williams, Personal Notes on a Humble Hero and Friend June/July, 2004 Reminiscences and biographical profile of Claude "Fiddler" Williams, written on the occasion of his death in April, 2004. The piece includes an extensive discography of Williams' recordings.

208. Claudio Arrau Claudio Arrau circa 1945 Portrait of Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau performing at the piano.

209. Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20! Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20! May 1, 2006 Article announces the May 20, 2006 celebration of Big Joe Turner's birthday by the Kansas City Blues Society. Turner (whose birth date is actually May 18th), is best remembered for his original version...

210. Club 427 Club 427 August/September, 1995 Profile of Club 427, which was located at 427 Main in the City Market area. The club was known for its accoustics and interior decor, fine dining, and the notable jazz musicians on its bandstand.

211. Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931 Exterior, full front view of Club Forest located in New Orleans, Louisana. The band played here for three weeks in August-September, 1931.

212. Club Profile: Birdland Club Profile: Birdland April/May, 1995 Review of the Birdland nightclub, located at 1600 E. 19th in 1995. In the 1950's and 60's, the club at this location was known as "The Mardi Gras."

213. Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts n.d. Interior view identified on back of photo as Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts who played banjo. Indicates they are in Brian Rust's The American Dance Band Discography, 1917-1942. Both have correspondence...

214. Coda Jazz Fund to Place Marker on Jazz Legend Moten's Grave Coda Jazz Fund to Place Marker on Jazz Legend Moten's Grave March 28-April 3, 2014 Article announces that an engraved marble marker placed at the grave site of Bennie Moten in Highland Cemetery will be unveiled during a ceremony on April 2, 2014. CODA Jazz Fund committee chairperson,...

215. Come, Hear the Music Play: Eight Questions for John Kander Come, Hear the Music Play: Eight Questions for John Kander 2002//October Interview with John Kander, composer of "Cabaret", "New York, New York", "Chicago", and "Kiss of the Spider Woman". Kander received some of his musical training in Kansas City, which he left at the age...

216. Composer of "Kansas City Album" Is Well Known for Many Successes on Broadway Composer of "Kansas City Album" Is Well Known for Many Successes on Broadway February/25/1950 Photo and biographical article about Robert Russell Bennett, or Robert Bennett, a 55-year-old "composer-conductor" appearing in his native Kansas City to conduct his "Kansas City Album" tone-poem with...

217. Composer Returns, Strikes a Witty Note Composer Returns, Strikes a Witty Note April 1, 1982 Biographical article about Virgil Thomson, a native Kansas Citian and Pulitzer Prize-winning classical music composer. Co-composer of "two operas" with Gertrude Stein as an expatriate in Paris between...

218. Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City Composers Corner: Opera Festival Planned in Kansas City January/15/1953 News of "[a]n opera festival" planned in Kansas City "on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Kansas City Philharmonic," with performances by various singers, etc., directed by "Hans Schwieger,...

219. Composing His Life and His Music Composing His Life and His Music April/18/1986 File containing a biographical article about Robert Brookmeyer, a 56-year-old musical composer and trombonist. Born in Kansas City in 1929 and performing with prominent jazz musicians such as "Claude Thornhill,...

220. Concerning Plays and Players Concerning Plays and Players July/16/1927 Photo and biographical article about Felice Lyne, an opera singer and "Kansas City girl" performing on October 7, 1912, in her local debut at Convention Hall before working with composer Oscar Hammerstein...