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Blue Room

Named after the famed 1930s Street Hotel club in the Historic 18th & Vine

Jazz District, the Blue Room simultaneously honors the past and

showcases the present names in jazz. A multifaceted exhibit highlighting

the countless musicians who crafted the ‘Kansas City sound,’ a sound

known all over the world, the Blue Room also provides a distinctive

platform to present dynamic performances from the best local and

national jazz talent in an intimate setting. - American Jazz Musuem

 

The 18th and Vine area is most notable for it's Jazz scene and the Negro League's Baseball Museum. Charlie Parker and Count Basie are the most notable musicians to get their start and play in this area. This club is a working museum in the day and a live nightclub in the evening stil hosting major headliners in Jazz.

 

Mike D

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Taken on April 10, 2016