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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great August 2009 Pictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri,...

3. ''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...

4. ''When You Come to Kansas City'' Is Our Winning Tune ''When You Come to Kansas City'' Is Our Winning Tune January 8, 2011 Article about The Kansas City Star’s contest to find the best original song about Kansas City. The clear winner was Andy DeWitt’s “When You Come to Kansas City.” DeWitt has performed with local...

5. 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten April 1, 1961 Article with an brief general history of ragtime music, "the ancestor of all popular music," and a biographical sketch of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a prominent black musician living...

6. 'Home on the Range' to Stay 'Home on the Range' to Stay September 1955 Photos and article about the composition of the song "Home on the Range" at Smith Center, Kansas, in 1872 by Brewster Higley. Description of the song's origins being forgotten until the 1950s with actions...

7. 'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City 'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City March 6, 2008 The long-awaited Power and Light District opens with a kickoff event in the Kansas City Live block at 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The Cordish Company plans 150 events that include rock, country and...

8. 'Wall to Wall' Classical 'Wall to Wall' Classical August 13, 2006 In November, a new hi-def classical station will be a "side band or HD-2, as it's called, to KUDL-FM." It will feature continuous classical music, 24/7. To receive, one will have to invest in a hi-def...

9. . ..Presenting Delbert E. Johnson: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Delbert E. Johnson: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month May//1947 Illustration and biographical article about Delbert Johnson, 40-year-old "organizer of the Kansas City May Music Festival," originally coming to Kansas City from his native Indiana in 1945 "as Minister...

10. 2004 Conclave, The Heartland of America, Kansas-Missouri-Oklahoma 2004 Conclave, The Heartland of America, Kansas-Missouri-Oklahoma Second Quarter, 2004 A supplement to Marquee, the Journal of the Theatre Historical Society of America, features several Kansas City theaters. They include: Aladdin, Englewood in Independence, Mo., Gem, Folly, Lyric, Madrid,...

11. 54-56 Janssen Place Opens to Friends 54-56 Janssen Place Opens to Friends October//1977 History and description of the residence originally home to the founder of the Jenkins Music Company, J. W. Jenkins, at 54-56 Janssen Place.

12. A Beethoven "First" in St. Louis A Beethoven "First" in St. Louis October//1966 Article chronicling the early history of classical music performances and organizations in Saint Louis, starting with German immigrants in the 1830s. Description of some of their early performances, including...

13. A Beloved King of Reviews A Beloved King of Reviews September 17, 2011 Obituary tribute for Leroy Johnson (57) of Kansas City. Johnson was known as the resident "music guru" at the old Penny Lane record store in Westport. He was also an early music critic for "The Pitch,"...

14. 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...

15. 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....

16. A Brilliant Organ Gets a Brilliant Organist A Brilliant Organ Gets a Brilliant Organist October 11, 2004 October 8, 2004, French organist Olivier Latry played the dedicatory recital for the new $850,000 pipe organ by Lively-Fulcher Organbuilders of Alexandria, Virginia, at the Visitation Catholic Church.

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

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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.