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1. ''Coots'' Dye, 1912-1998 ''Coots'' Dye, 1912-1998 October/November, 1998 Obituary for Elbert James "Coots" Dye, a Kansas City jazz pianist. Dye moved to Kansas City in the 1930's, and later received the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Award.

2. ''Rupe'': Wayne Ruppenthal ''Rupe'': Wayne Ruppenthal February/March, 1997 Article describing the life and career of trumpeter Wayne Ruppenthal. Ruppenthal, a native of Russell, Kansas, began taking cornet lessons at age 13 from "Mr. Deines", a former member of the Coon-Sanders...

3. 'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow 'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow June/July, 1998 Article describes an effort by the steering committee of the Kaw valley Arts Council and a group of University of Kansas Architecture students to create a Charlie Parker Memorial Park in Kansas City, Kansas....

4. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

5. 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever April 2, 2000 Biographical article about Kansas City jazz singer Myra Taylor, a black woman starting out in 1930s night clubs and going on to USO and other overseas tours starting in World War II, with photos.

6. 10 Questions with Will Matthews 10 Questions with Will Matthews August-September//2001 Photo, interview, and biographical article about Will Matthews, a black jazz guitarist and native of Kansas City winning two Grammy Awards as "a member of the world renowned Count Basie Orchestra" of Kansas...

7. 10th Street, East from Wyandotte 10th Street, East from Wyandotte Postcard of 10th Street, East from Wyandotte

8. 15 Years of Club Profiles 15 Years of Club Profiles June-July//2001 Photo (of the former Club 427) and bibliography or directory of Kansas City jazz clubs (past and present) reviewed since the inception of the Jam magazine in 1986.

9. 18th & Vine and All That Jazz 18th & Vine and All That Jazz July-August//1982 Article about the "long overdue and much deserved renaissance" of the 18th & Vine District's buildings and streets, with history of its jazz scene and prominent black professionals.

10. 18th & Vine's New, New, New, New Day 18th & Vine's New, New, New, New Day January 1, 2007 Article describing efforts to develop the 18th & Vine area, including a discussion of retail and restaurant opportunities, as well as residential properties in the neighborhood.

11. 18th & Vine: Kansas City's Most Famous Intersection 18th & Vine: Kansas City's Most Famous Intersection Spring 1987 Story of the neighborhood symbolizing "the jazz era that flourished in Kansas City between 1920 and World War II."

12. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Attendees along south side of 18th Street east of Highland.

13. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified performers onstage.

14. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified women cooking barbecue.

15. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified women leaving Barker Temple Church (north of Highland and 19th) during festival.

16. 18th and Vine: A Historical Map 18th and Vine: A Historical Map ca. 1990 Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.

17. A Big Bust A Big Bust April/8-14/1999 Authors reaction to the statue honoring jazz musician Charlie Parker, located in the 18th and Vine historical district.

18. A Brief History of Jazz A Brief History of Jazz ca. 1965 An eight page typewritten paper giving a brief history of jazz in Kansas City. Draft of an article which appeared in the program of the 1965 Kansas City Jazz Festival. Folder also contains printed program....

19. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 2002 A mention of Felix Payne, a local African American and nightclub owner during the Pendergast years and early jazz scene.

20. A Different Drummer A Different Drummer May 5, 2011 Feature article on local drummer and instructor Brandon Draper, who describes his father's musical influence as well as his career. Draper currently teaches at Shawnee Mission West High School and Kansas...