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11:15

Jazz Week: Keeping Kansas City Jazz Alive.

Kansas City pianist Jay McShann. As a big band leader in the 40s and 50s, McShann helped start the careers of jazz stars like Charlie Parker and Big Joe Turner. He performs "When I Grow To Old To Dream." Kansas City pianist Jay McShann. As a big band leader in the 40s and 50s, McShann helped start the careers of jazz stars like Charlie Parker and Big Joe Turner. He performs "When I Grow To Old To Dream." (rebroadcast from 10/8/87)

21:41

From the Archives: Keeping Kansas City Jazz Alive.

Kansas City pianist-vocalist-bandleader, Jay McShann Last night he received the Lifetime Achievement award from the Rhythm & Blues Foundation in Washington, D.C. We'll rebroadcast a 1987 interview with McShann. (from 10/8/87)

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