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1. A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 1971 Photos (of the musician, his sheet music, and possessions, etc.) and bio of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), "a blind Negro pianist" and "the most widely known citizen of Boone County, and...

2. A. C. Moffat A. C. Moffat 1879 Description of "Dealer in Pianos, Organs and Musical Merchandise," located at 615 Main Street.

3. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 References and descriptions in the book to and about Carl Busch, classical music composer and conductor and founder of the first Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra starting in 1887, born in Denmark in...

4. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 Biographical descriptions of Jessie Gaynor (1863-1921), author of "a series of juvenile works for the piano," listing several of her song titles. Description of her life and career, born in Saint Louis...

5. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 Mentionings of James Quarles as a Saint Louis organist and musican composer and head of the music department at the University of Missouri.

6. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 Biographical information about Mrs. Mabel Wagnalls-Jones, or Mabel Jones, a native Kansas Citian and writer of musical novels and magazine articles and "editor for musical terms of Funk & Wagnalls' 'New...

7. A Century of Music A Century of Music 1924 Book mentions and includes a biographical sketch of Hans Feil, an organist and composer born in Kansas City in 1879, living in Saint Joseph before returning to Kansas City as an organ player and teacher....

8. A Century of Music A Century of Music 1924 Biographical descriptions of Henry Finck, a musical critic and author, studying music at Harvard and in Europe and becoming musical editor for the New York Evening Post from 1881 to 1924, lecturing internationally...

9. African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers 2010 This book describes some of the accomplishments and contributions African-Americans have made to Mid-Missouri. Included in the text are chapters on rag-time greats Scott Joplin and Blind Boone, focusing...

10. All American Music All American Music July//1974 Description of the Youth Symphony, for youngsters of ages 11-21, recommended from their own school bands.

11. Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950 Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950 //1982 Numerous photos and captions, along with discussion about the jazz scene from 1922 to 1948.

12. Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz 2002 This book states that ragtime's first runaway bestseller was "Dill Pickles" composed by local musician Charles Johnson and published locally by Carl Hoffman.

13. Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz 2002 The first chapter of this book features ragtime musician Scott Joplin. He was born in Texas in 1868 but later settled in Sedalia, Missouri and St. Louis, Missouri. Chapter traces his life and music style...

14. Carl Busch Carl Busch 1902 Photo and bio of Carl Busch, "director of the Oratorio Society and of the Philharmonic Orchestra," born in Jutland, Denmark, in 1862, moving to America in 1887 and before 1900 Kansas City, composing many...

15. Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect June 11, 1905 Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith (1866-1948), a prominent Kansas City architect. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1887 as a draftsman for architect William...

16. Clifford Jenkins Clifford Jenkins 1938 Biographical sketch of Clifford Jenkins, secretary and treasurer of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1869 as the son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining...

17. Confirmation Confirmation June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography discussing the aftermath of Charlie Parker's death, as well as the growth of his posthumous fame. The author describes numerous published interpretations of Parker's life and music,...

18. Conover Brothers Conover Brothers 1879 Description of "Music Dealers" at 613 Main Street, established ca. 1870 by brothers George H. and J[ames?] F. Conover.

19. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Description of segregation practices in Kansas City as a factor in the popularity of the Pendergast machine. Discussion on the tradition (still active in 1948) of discrimination against black people through...

20. Dawson, William L. Dawson, William L. 2005 Short bio of Dawson with a transcription of a porition of an interview with Dawson about his time at the Horner Institute of Fine Arts (now the Conservatory of Music).