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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 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...

3. 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.

4. 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....

5. Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker 1962 Photos and descriptions of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), or Charles Parker, Jr., a black jazz musician nicknamed "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas on August 29, 1920 (at 852 Freeman Street) to Addie Boyley...

6. 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...

7. Body and Soul Body and Soul 2006 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's parents, his early years in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri, and his musical beginnings in the Vine Street nightclub district. Includes details about an...

8. 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...

9. Celebrity Celebrity June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's life from 1949 through 1951. Includes anecdotes of Parker's playing various New York nightclubs, the revocation of his "cabinet card" (which allowed him...

10. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Peter Lapetina, a funeral director and florist at 536 Campbell Street in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Kansas City in 1889 and becoming "a news agent for...

11. 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,...

12. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks June 27, 1905 A portion of this book gives information on Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders and their musical group called The Nighthawks, "the most successful and influential of the early white bands to come out of Kansas...

13. Dawson, William L. Dawson, William L. William L. Dawson, trombonist and composer, graduated from Tuskegee Institute in 1921. In 1925, he received the degree of bachelor of music from the Institute of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri. In 1927,...

14. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Robert Russell Bennett (1894-1981) written by Alfred Twomey. Bennett was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and went on to become a famous music composer, scorer and arranger.

15. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Kansas City born jazz musician Bennie Moten (1894-1935), written by Janet Bruce Campbell. Includes citations.

16. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Charles Christopher "Bird" Parker, Jr. (1920-1955), a native of Kansas City, Kansas, one of the most important figures in jazz history as a saxophone player starting out in Kansas City in...

17. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Gladys Swarthout (1904-1969), an opera singer with the New York Metropolitan Opera company and performer on several RCA albums from the 1920s to the 1950s, born in Deepwater, Missouri.

18. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Marion Talley (1907-1983), an opera singer for the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York City and performer on television and movies, born in Nevada, Missouri.

19. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of "Count" Basie (1904-1984), jazz musician and band leader.

20. 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.