Jay McShann Birthday Bash

Celebrate the birthday of Kansas City musician Jay McShann at the American Jazz Museum all week long! 

From January 11th to February 3rd, there will be photographs and artifacts belonging to Jay McShann from the collections of UMKC and the American Jazz Museum on display in the Changing Gallery.

Friday, January 11th will feature a performance by Marcus Lewis Quintet, and a lecture by historian Chuck Haddix. 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Museum's atrium.

Films about Jay McShann will run continuously during Museum hours in the Horace Peterson Visitor Center from January 8th-13th. The Last of the Blue Devils will play January 8th, 9th, and 10th. Confessing the Blues will play January 11th, 12th, and 13th. 





American Jazz Museum


American Jazz Museum
1616 E 18th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States