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Mike Adams Collection

Identifier: MS-0415

Scope and Contents

The audiovisual materials in this collection consists of many live recordings of renown jazz musicians playing in the Kansas City area and surrounding region, including Jay McShann, Pat Metheney, Clark Terry, Zoot Simms, Woody Herman, Barney Kessel, and Ella Fitzgerald, among other legends. The collection also consists of jazz festival recordings, including the Mid-America Jazz Festival, Wichita Jazz Festival, Jazz Olympics, and the Kansas City Women's Jazz Festival.


  • 1962 - 2004

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


10 Linear Feet (Marr: 4 open reel tapes, 568 cassette tapes, 36 CD-Rs, and 3 hard drives )

Language of Materials


Marr: Theo Barrera, Derek Long.
Marr: 2022.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository