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1. An Afternoon with Jay McShann An Afternoon with Jay McShann June/July 2006 Interview with Jay McShann, in which he discusses his jazz education, playing with Joe Turner, and his upbringing in a religious family.

2. Black House Improvisers' Collective Black House Improvisers' Collective April/May 2011 Article on the the Black House Improvisers' Collective (BHIC), an organization that provides resources and support for local musicians. The program was started by saxophonist Hunter Long in conjunction...

3. Brookmeyer Brookmeyer February/March 2009 Article spotlights the career of jazz trombonist, pianist, and composer Bob Brookmeyer. In 2006, Brookmeyer received the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters Award--the "nation's highest...

4. Danny Embrey + Rod Fleeman: A JAM Q&A Danny Embrey + Rod Fleeman: A JAM Q&A April/May 2008 Interview with jazz guitarists Danny Embrey and Rod Fleeman, who have been part of the Kansas City music scene since the 1970s. They discuss their musical influences, careers and contemporaries, and reminisce...

5. Gary Sivils Gary Sivils June/July 2009 Interview with Kansas City cornetist Gary Sivils. The conversation focus on Sivils' 40+-year career and his early interest in music. He also discusses several of his musical contemporaries including Pat...

6. Kansas City is Saxy, Part Three Kansas City is Saxy, Part Three October/November 2007 Part three of an article profiling several Kansas City-area saxophonists including Doug Talley, Dennis Winslett, Mark Southerland, and Kerry Straye. The interviewees discuss such topics as their passion...

7. Kansas City is Saxy, Part Two Kansas City is Saxy, Part Two August/September 2007 Part two of an article profiling several Kansas City-area saxophonists including Dave Chael, Matt Carrillo, Rich Wheeler, and Charles Perkins. The interviewees discuss such topics as their passion for...

8. Lonnie McFadden Lonnie McFadden February/March 2011 Article spotlights the entertainment career of Lonnie McFadden, a dancer, singer, and trumpet player. McFadden toured with R&B bands as a teenager before forming Lonnie and the Band with his brother Ronald,...

9. The Treasures Await You at the Marr Sound Archives The Treasures Await You at the Marr Sound Archives December 2008/January 2009 Article spotlights the collections and staff of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Marr Sound Archives. The Archives was established in 1987 through a gift of Gaylord Marr, who taught History of...

10. Turning Frowns into Smiles Turning Frowns into Smiles August/September//2002 Article about the music of Luqman Hamza, a renowned Kansas City jazz singer.