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Anderson Photo Company
Among Kansas City's Artists [and] Where All the World's a Stage
Photos and biographical sketches of several Kansas City musicians, singers and music teachers, including Jennie Schultz, Charles Cease, E. Geneve Lichtenwalter (in the Studio building), Nelle Troutman...
File containing photos and information on Amy Winning, "organist for St. Peter's United Church of Christ" at 3115 Linwood Boulevard from 1924 to 1964. Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming to Kansas...
An End of an Era
After nearly 30 years in operation "on Broadway" [Street], Soundtrek recording studio has moved to a new location in Riverside, Missouri. Owner Ron Ubel founded the studio around 1980, and it earned a...
An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen
An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...
An Interview With Carroll Jenkins
Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded September 14, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...
An Interview With Malik Karriem
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded October 23, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Photo and description of Anna Gotardo (pictured), a Kansas City singer performing a concert "in the Community Church" by Mrs. Charles Stearns, "the efficient chairman of the concert."
Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance
A collection of stories by various Kansas City musicians in remembrance of Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, "Kansas City's Queen of the Blues," who passed away on Dec. 25, 2007.
Another Kansas City Great
Profile article on Tulsa Read, "one of the most respected professional harmonica players" in Kansas City. Read was inducted into the America's Old Time "Country Musical Hall of Fame" by the National Traditional...
Another Measure of Kansas City
Photo and biographical article about Leonard Pearlman, new conductor of "the University of Missouri-Kansas City Civic Orchestra" ("[f]ounded in 1959 by Conductor Hugo Vianello" and in 1966 joined "with...
Arch Martin, 1931-2009
Tribute to recently deceased Kansas City trombonist, Arch Martin. The author reminisces about Martin's career and his role as a mentor to other jazz musicians.
Arrives Full of Ideas: New Sound with Melody Proposed by George Liberace
Photo and biographical article about George Liberace, a violinist and brother of Lee Liberace, or simply "Liberace," the famous pianist showman. Description of George's appearance in Kansas City on a radio...
Singer and musician Art Jarrett (right, holding a guitar case) poses with another man in a parking lot.
Art Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here
November 6, 1956
Death notice with biographical information about Art Tatum, a "jazz pianist" in "Kansas City in the heyday of jazz here in the early 1930s," dying at the age of 46 on November 5, 1956. Winner of national...
Art that Makes You Go
Discusses the existence of a local music culture that presents atypical work "that defies categorization".
Arthur A. Jackson Sr.
March 1, 2007
Obituary for Art Jackson, who died November 19, 2006. At the time of his death, Jackson was the oldest continuous member of the Scamps, and during his career he also played with Jay McShann, Gene Krupa,...
December 1-7, 2006
Obituary for Kansas City jazz musician Arthur Jackson. Jackson attended Douglass and Attucks Elementary Schools, Lincoln High School, and R. T. Coles Vocational School. He played the clarinet, tenor sax,...
Arts Beat: Statesman of Music
Photo and biographical article about Harry Truman, "our most musical president" and brief student of pianist Ignace Paderewski and player on national radio broadcasts for Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill,...
Arts: Keeping the Blues Alive in KC
Photo and article about the history of the Kansas City Blues Society, founded in 1981 at the Charlotte Street Mission and growing to become "a national force" by 2001 with signing of several prominent...
Performance view of pianist Artur Rubinstein, shown seated and playing the piano.
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