American Jazz Museum
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The American Jazz Museum is a jazz museum in the United States. Located in the historic 18th and Vine district in Kansas City, Missouri, in a building also housing the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, it preserves the history of the American music: jazz. The museum features exhibits on Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and others. Items on display include a saxophone owned by Charlie Parker and various Down Beat awards. The Blue Room is a fully functioning jazz club on site, and the Gem Theatre across the street is a larger venue hosting jazz music. The museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate. Since 2014 the museum has participated in The Annual Charlie Parker Celebration.
- "Affiliate Detail". Affiliate list. Smithsonian Affiliates. 2011. Retrieved 13 Jul 2011.
- "2nd annual Charlie Parker Celebration begins Thursday in Kansas City". KSHB. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
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