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21. Discography Discography June 28, 1905 Comprehensive listing of the public recordings of Charlie Parker's playing. The author notes that fragmentary, unreleased recordings are not included in the discography.

22. Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

23. Esquire's World of Jazz Esquire's World of Jazz May 28, 1905 Several references to and descriptions of Kansas City jazz, especially Charlie Parker (1920-1955), the world renowned saxophonist starting out and growing up here.

24. From Pawnshop to Auction Block, this Sax is King From Pawnshop to Auction Block, this Sax is King February 20, 2005 Article concerns the auctioning off of Charlie Parker's King Super 20 alto saxophone.

25. Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth August/September 2005 Brief item describing an article from The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2005, reporting on jazz historians Chuck Haddix and Llew Walker's discoveries of the addresses of Charlie "Bird" Parker in the Kansas...

26. Hampton's Hot Licks Hampton's Hot Licks October - November, 2005 Article recounting an August 28, 2005 birthday celebration for Charlie Parker held at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery. The event, attended by about 250 fans and 30 Parker family members, was captured...

27. I Remember You I Remember You June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography describing Charlie Parker's life from early 1952 to the time of his death in March, 1955. Includes details of gigs on the West Coast and elsewhere during these years, as well as the...

28. Jay McShann: "It's Still a Gas Playing in Kansas City" Jay McShann: "It's Still a Gas Playing in Kansas City" February/March, 1997 Interview with Kansas City jazz legend Jay McShann. McShann discusses his personal jazz history, as well as his relationship with Charlie Parker.

29. Jazz: Hot and Cool Jazz: Hot and Cool Summer//1976 Description of the jazz scene in Kansas City between 1918 and 1976.

30. Jazz: New Perspectives on the History of Jazz by Twelve of the World's Foremost Jazz Critics and Scholars Jazz: New Perspectives on the History of Jazz by Twelve of the World's Foremost Jazz Critics and Scholars 1959 Chapter of the book about Charlie Parker (1920-1955), a jazz musician and co-creator of the bebop style, born in Kansas City, Kansas, and growing up and starting out in Kansas City, Missouri, in the 1930s...

31. Kansas City. ..and All That's Jazz Kansas City. ..and All That's Jazz 1999 Interview of McShann revealing "how one learned the music [of jazz and blues]. ..what the jazz scene was like in and around Kansas City during the late 1930s and early 1940s. ..and how Kansas City jazz...

32. Kansas City Jazz: A History Kansas City Jazz: A History Spring//1987 Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's contribution to the "only true American art form."

33. Last of the Blue Devils Last of the Blue Devils 1979 Presents the story of Kansas City music in the twenties and thirties, when this midwestern city acquired an intense concentration of nightlife. Includes performances by, and interviews with, Count Basie...

34. Lincoln Cemetery Lincoln Cemetery 2007-04-04 View of grave of jazz musician Charlie Parker and Addie Parker as found in Lincoln Cemetery. This African American cemetery is located at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

35. Now's the Time Now's the Time June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography chronicling the period of Charlie Parker's career from late 1943 to mid-1946, when he was committed to the California state mental hospital at Camarillo. Includes details of Parker's...

36. Parker's Mood Parker's Mood June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography describing the life of Charlie Parker in the period after his release from the Camarillo State Hospital (California) at the end of January 1947, to Autumn of 1948. The author writes...

37. 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...

38. Reflections of Bird Reflections of Bird August//1995 Photos and biographical article about Charlie Parker (1920-1955), an internationally prominent jazz saxophonist starting out in 1930s Kansas City and born in Kansas City, Kansas.

39. Robert Graham's Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial Robert Graham's Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial April 2007 Article describes history and methodology of Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial commissioned by Tony and Marti Oppenheimer and sculpted by Robert Graham.

40. Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies December 29, 2008 Article about the death of sculptor Robert Graham, at age 70, in Santa Monica Califoarnia. Graham was the creator of the 18-foot monument to Charlie Parker at 17th and Vine, near the American Jazz Museum....