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141. Books of Today: Kurtz in a Book of Caricatures Books of Today: Kurtz in a Book of Caricatures May/25/1946 Illustrated caricature and caption about Efrem Kurtz, "conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic," appearing in the book "Ballet Laughs" by Alex Gard, depicting Kurtz "in the period before 1943 when he...

142. 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...

143. Brothers' Paths All Lead to Jazz Brothers' Paths All Lead to Jazz May 14, 2002 Article contrasts brothers Pat and Mike Metheny and their different career paths in jazz. Mike returned to Kansas City where he is editor of JAM magazine. Pat is a jazz guitarist who travels all over the...

144. Bullets Was Flyin' All over the Bandstand. ..: Trumpeter Oliver Todd Remembers Piney Brown's Sunset Bullets Was Flyin' All over the Bandstand. ..: Trumpeter Oliver Todd Remembers Piney Brown's Sunset Crystal Palace. ..and a Young Charlie Parker October-November//2001 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Oliver Todd (ca. 1916-2001), a former African American jazz trumpeter of 1930s Kansas City and native of Kansas City, Kansas. Reminiscences of the local...

145. Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid circa 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s] Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...

146. Carl Busch Carl Busch 1926 Autographed portrait of local musician/conductor/composer Carl Busch. Autograph reads: "To dear Doctor Werley La Violette in remembrance of three enjoyable summers as guest teacher in Chicago Musical College...

147. 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...

148. Carl Busch Carl Busch 1890-1981 Folder includes testimonial concert souvenir program, Nov. 25, 1923, musical programs, personal greeting, picture, and newspaper clipping from the Kansas City Times, Dec. 2, 1981. The vertical files in...

149. Carl Busch Carl Busch File contains information about Carl Busch, the founder and conductor of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra. He was a native of Denmark and musical composer of the early 20th century, included in the 1912...

150. Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid 1923-1934 (bulk 1923) Carl Busch, musician, composer, arranger, and conductor, was born March 19, 1862, in Denmark. He came to Kansas City in 1887 and spent many years in the community providing musical leadership. Busch was...

151. Carl Queisert Carl Queisert July/3/1968 Obituary for Carl Queisert, an early local musician dying in 1968.

152. Carlene Neihart Carlene Neihart Photos and information on Carlene Neihart, a music teacher at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and organist at the Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church in the 1960s-1970s, with residence...

153. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum/percussion set. Sign says "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra." Exact location not given.

154. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Portrait of Carleton Coon, autographed to Joe Sanders.

155. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon N.d. Portrait pose of Carleton Coon.

156. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon May 11, 1926 View of Carleton Coon standing aboard the "Pere Marquette 21" ship on Lake Michigan between Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and Ludington, Michigan. Sanders in his scrapbook notes: "Coonie, romancing over the blue...

157. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon October 3, 1931 Exterior view of Carleton Coon seated in the back seat of a convertible with two women in Olean, New York. Edmiston identifies in his book as: "A very ample Coonie, with female chaperones, Olean, New York,...

158. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Summer 1925 View of Carleton Coon wearing a damaged straw hat while on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "You'd never [know] the old boy now. Coonie being himself at Uniontown, Pa."

159. Carleton Coon and Eula Coon Carleton Coon and Eula Coon Circa 1925 Full body view of Carleton Coon and his wife Eula. Location not given.

160. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Summer 1924 Exterior view of Carleton Coon on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Taken at the Evanston Hotel, Evanston, Illinois, where some of the band stayed while playing at the Lincoln Tavern. Sanders captions...