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  • Jazz Unlimited for August 4, 2019 will present “Kansas City.” The music of Kansas City was side open and inventive in the late 1920’s, the 1930’s and…
  • Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, February 10, 2019 will be “The Music of Buck Clayton.” Born in Parsons, Kansas, trumpeter Buck Clayton spent the first two…
  • Jazz Unlimited for September 16, 2018 will be “The Career of Buddy Rich.” At age eight, Buddy Rich was in vaudeville and was known as “Traps, the Drum…
  • Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, April 15, 2018 will be “Grammy Winners in My Collection-Part 3.” In it’s early days, the jazz Grammy Awards were not awarded…
  • Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, January 7, 2018 will be “The Bebop Hot House.” The bebop style, which flowered in the hot house of the mid 1940’s burst on the…
  • Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, December 4 is "The Career of Max Roach." One of the founders of bebop drumming, Max Roach’s 69 year performance career included…
  • Jazz Unlimited for October 1, 2017 will be “The Music of John Lewis.” Best known as the pianist and music director of the Modern Jazz Quartet, John Lewis…
  • Jazz Unlimited for Septemner 17, 2017 will be “The Dizzy Gillespie Centennial.” Jazz needs a Dizzy Gillespie for his audience communication skills and…
  • Jazz Unlimited for December 4, 2016 is “The Music of J.J. Johnson.” Trombonist J.J. Johnson was born in Indianapolis in 1922. He began piano lessons at…
  • Jazz Unlimited for October 9 will be preempted in the first hour by the Presidential debate and will resume at 10 pm for “Kansas Citians.” Not only was it…