Mutual Musicians' Foundation Building
Mutual Musicians Foundation Building
|Location||1823 Highland Ave., Kansas City, Missouri|
|Architectural style||No Style Listed|
|NRHP Reference #||79001372|
|Added to NRHP||February 7, 1979|
|Designated NHL||December 21, 1981|
The Mutual Musicians' Foundation Building is the building in Kansas City, Missouri that was immortalized in the song "627 Stomp". It is also known as the Mutual Musicians Association Building or the Musician's Union Local or the Local No. 627 of the American Federation of Musicians. It was a center of the development of the "Kansas City Style" of jazz. Members of the Mutual Musicians Foundation included Count Basie, Bennie Moten, Jay McShann, George F. Lee, singer Julia Lee, trumpeter Hot Lips Page, tenor saxophonists Dick Wilson, Herschel Evans and Lester Young, alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, drummer Baby Lovett, and pianist Pete Johnson.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- "Mutual Musicians' Association Building". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-28.
- Edward J. Miszczuk and Cecil N. McKithan (February 20, 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Mutual Musicians' Foundation Building" (pdf). National Park Service. and PDF (32 KB)
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