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1. '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.

2. Fitting Finale Fitting Finale May 2, 2004 Feature story on the Coda Jazz Fund and the help they provide for funeral arrangements for local jazz musicians who don't have enough of their own money for burial. Features the upcoming 2004 benefit concert...

3. Myra Taylor Myra Taylor 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes singer and actress Myra Taylor.

4. Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday February/March 2009 Profile of legendary jazz vocalist Myra Taylor, who turns 92 years old on February 24, 2009. Taylor began her career in 1932 as a dancer and singer performing in clubs around 18th and Vine District St....

5. Services for Myra Taylor Saturday Services for Myra Taylor Saturday December 16-22, 2011 Article about jazz vocalist Myra Taylor who died December 9, 2011, at the age of 94. Taylor had performed in Kansas City nightclubs in the 18th and Vine district during the 1930s.

6. The Life & Times of Myra Taylor The Life & Times of Myra Taylor February 2012 Article reflects on the life and career of jazz singer Myra Taylor (94), who died December 9, 2011. Taylor's singing career spanned 80 years, during which time she performed and recorded with many jazz...