Posts Tagged “Jazz”

Great Live Jazz Locations in Kansas City

By | November 10, 2012

Kansas City is known for a lot of things and its love for music is one of them. As you will see below, Kansas City and the surrounding areas have plenty of events that will impress even the youngest of music fans. Blair Stover has a list of upcoming events below. Live Jazz Pianist at […]

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Jazz and Night Life, KC Style

By | August 1, 2012

Kansas City Is known for many things and its nightlife is one of them. Clubs across KC light up the atmosphere like a lightning storm in summertime. However, that is not the only thing that keeps this bustling town moving; you will discover that you have a choice of comedy clubs, operas, symphonic concerts and […]

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Kansas City Jazz Culture

By | August 18, 2010

Kansas City jazz is a unique form of jazz that has a more fluid and relaxed sound than other styles. Its often influenced by blues and is known for its rather long solos. Kansas City jazz became extremely popular in the 1920s and 1930s when much travel brought many individuals to stops in the city. […]

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Must See Museums is Kansas City

By | March 26, 2010

Kansas City is a great place to visit due to its numerous attractions. These include several famous museums you should visit. To help you decide, here’s a rundown of some of the best museums in Kansas City: For jazz aficionados, the American Jazz Museum is the place to be. Here you’ll learn about the history […]

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Kansas City Jazz

By | February 26, 2010

Kansas City Jazz began in Kansas City, Missouri and the nearby Kansas City Metropolitan Area in the 1930s. It marked the change from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of Bebop. The hard-swinging, bluesy transition style is bracketed by Count Basie who in 1929 joined Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra and Kansas City native Charlie Parker who ushered the Bebop style in the 1940s.

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