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121. Biography of Marion Talley (1906-1983), Opera Singer and Actress Biography of Marion Talley (1906-1983), Opera Singer and Actress 1999

122. Biography of Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981), Musician, Stride Piano pioneer. Biography of Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981), Musician, Stride Piano pioneer. 1999

123. Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner 1999

124. Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter 2008

125. Biography of Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), Composer and Music Critic Biography of Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), Composer and Music Critic 2006

126. Biography of Walter Fritschy (1881-1972), Concert Promoter Biography of Walter Fritschy (1881-1972), Concert Promoter 1999

127. Biography of William (Count) Basie (1904-1984), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of William (Count) Basie (1904-1984), Pianist and Bandleader 1999

128. Bird Memorial to Be Unveiled without Bones Bird Memorial to Be Unveiled without Bones April//1999 Photos and article about the "plans for a grand celebration to open the Charlie 'Bird' Parker Plaza" on "the southeast corner of 17th Terrace and the Paceo [sic]," with a statue of Parker and canceled...

129. Bird' Grave--Tenor and All Bird' Grave--Tenor and All April/May, 2004 Brief item calling for the replacement of Charlie "Bird" Parker's headstone in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City. According to the author, the headstone "embarrasses our city" by displaying a tenor saxophone...

130. 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...

131. Bittersweet Rag: The Story of Ragtime--Missouri's Contribution to the Music World Bittersweet Rag: The Story of Ragtime--Missouri's Contribution to the Music World Winter//1977 Photos, illustrations including written music, and extensive biographical article about Scott Joplin (1868-1917), the so-called "King of Ragtime" of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, gaining fame...

132. Bix Beiderbecke Grave Bix Beiderbecke Grave 1973 Exterior view, identified on back of picture as "Otis B. Zirkle at grave of Bix Beiderbecke in Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport, Ia., Sun. July 29/73. Photo taken by Geo. Williamson."

133. Bix Beiderbecke Grave Bix Beiderbecke Grave 1973 Exterior view, identified on back of picture as "Otis B. Zinkle at Bix's grave, Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport, IA., July 29,'73". Would be band leader Bix Beiderbecke.

134. 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...

135. Black Conductor to Open Tour Here Black Conductor to Open Tour Here December 27, 1970 News article about Dean Dixon, “the world’s leading black conductor,” appearing in Kansas City with the Kansas City Philharmonic.

136. 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...

137. Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch March 19, 2004 A benefit concert is to be held on Friday, March 19, 2004, for local Blues singer, Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington who has sung the Blues locally for decades. Recent health problems and the need for...

138. Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man' Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man' May/24/2000 File containing a photo and obituary for James Leroy Searcy, or Roy Searcy (1919-2001), a "fixture in the local music scene since he moved to Kansas City in May 1942." Native of Mississippi coming here...

139. Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man' Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man' May/24/2000 Photo and obituary for Roy Searcy (1919-2000), a blues musician in Kansas City since moving here in May 1942, describing his career and restaurant venues and famous acquaintances, such as Jay McShann and...

140. Bob Brookmeyer: KC Roots/UMKC Connection Bob Brookmeyer: KC Roots/UMKC Connection April/May 1995 Article describes the life and career of jazz musician and Kansas City native Bob Brookmeyer. Brookmeyer, "a performer of enormous stature for more than 4 decades," graduated from Paseo High School in...