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This is the band Kansas original line up. Kansas was called White Clover before they recorded their first  album

This is the band Kansas original line up. Kansas was called White Clover before they recorded their first album

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Kansas co-founder Phil Ehart discusses why the band is playing 'Leftoverture' in full on tour, and the challenges of writing a new LP.

Memphis Minnie and her first husband and accompanist, Kansas Joe McCoy, circa 1930.

Memphis Minnie McCoy-Lawler was one of the most influential female blues musicians and guitarists of all time. She recorded for more than forty years. She was the biggest female blues singer from the early Depression through WWII.

Kansas City, Missouri.

this is our next stop July we will be attending an SFST Instructor Certification Course with Platt & Associates! Check our Upcoming Events to see when we will be headed to your area!

Rockhurst University The city is well known for its contributions to the musical styles of jazz and blues as well as to cuisine (Kansas City-style barbecue).

Rockhurst University The city is well known for its contributions to the musical styles of jazz and blues as well as to cuisine (Kansas City-style barbecue).

Sammy Price (October 6, 1908 - April 14, 1992) was a blues and jazz pianist born in Honey Grove, Texas.He studied piano in Dallas under Portia Pittman, Booker T. Washington's daughter. Price's career took in to Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, and New York City, where he was the house pianist for Decca Records in the 1930's and 1940's. #TodayInBlackHistory

Expanded liner notes for the “Beat Rock” comp I did for Vibrations Magazine (at last!

Kansas City bluesman Big Joe Turner (Shake, Rattle & Roll) was born today in 1911

Kansas City bluesman Big Joe Turner (Shake, Rattle & Roll) was born today in 1911

Little Hatch - October 25, 1921 – January 16, 2003 Little Hatch was a regionally famous Kansas City harmonica player and band leader from the 1950s until his death in 2003. Little Hatch spent decades tirelessly performing the blues all over Kansas City and the Midwest.  http://www.bmansbluesreport.com/2013/04/rock-me-in-morning-little-hatch.html

Little Hatch - October 25, 1921 – January 16, 2003 Little Hatch was a regionally famous Kansas City harmonica player and band leader from the 1950s until his death in 2003. Little Hatch spent decades tirelessly performing the blues all over Kansas City and the Midwest. http://www.bmansbluesreport.com/2013/04/rock-me-in-morning-little-hatch.html

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