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August 2014
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Charlie Parker Celebration: @American Jazz Museum | “Bird Lives” Music BOOT CAMP!!

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
American Jazz Museum,
1616 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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This session will include a progressive music boot camp for students of all ages (adult musicians welcome) who wish to be fully immersed in the music of the Jazz Legend and composer , Charlie Parker. The session will be lead by a host of selected KC jazz artists representing each instrument within the jazz ensemble including Saxes, Trumpet, Trombone, and Rhythm (piano, bass, drums). Continue reading

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Jazz District Renaissance Corporation (JDRC) presents: “American Jazz Walk of Fame” event featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Saturday, August 23, 2014 :: 6:30 pm, Public reveal of Bronze Medallions :: 7:00 pm, Concert featuring THE COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA & BOBBY WATSON and the AMERICAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA :: Ticketmaster and American Jazz Museum Box Office 816.474.6262 … Continue reading

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$7.50-$15

Charlie Parker Celebration: @Gem Theater, Rag Swing Bop!

August 29
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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The evolution of Kansas City jazz has never been told like this! This creative new play written by Paul Mesner starts with Scott Joplin’s syncopated rhythms, then on to the swing jazz movement, and finally to Charlie Parker’s innovative stylization call “bebop.” Continue reading

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$7.50-$15

Charlie Parker Celebration: @Gem Theater, Rag Swing Bop!

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Rag Swing Bop! DATE: August 30 LOCATION: Gem Theater COST: $9 – Kids; $15-adults; Members $7 & $13, Groups $7.50 TICKETS: Paul Mesner Puppets 816-235-6222 or paulmesnerpuppets.org The evolution of Kansas City jazz has never been told like this! This creative new play written by Paul Mesner starts with Scott Joplin’s syncopated rhythms, then on to the swing jazz movement, and finally to Charlie Parker’s innovative stylization call “bebop.” An elaborate sound design is being created by celebrated musician/arranger Bobby…

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October 2014

KANSAS CITY’S 18TH & VINE JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL

October 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:55 pm
American Jazz Museum,
1616 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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KANSAS CITY’S 18TH & VINE JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL Continue reading

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January 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – BRIAN CULBERTSON

January 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season presents another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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February 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – GERALD ALBRIGHT

February 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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March 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – THE MOSAIC PROJECT (TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON)

March 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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April 2015

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – JOE LOCKE QUARTET

April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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May 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – MARILYN MAYE’S IN MAY!

May 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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*Please note this calendar contains events from multiple organizations, including the American Jazz Museum.