Thursday, January 07, 2021

Kansas City Celebrates Lonnie McFadden Jazz Comeback

Worthwhile, glimpse at what might be the only good news for the Kansas City jazz scene during the pandemic.

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Arts News: Jazz Age Lives on at Lonnie's Reno Club - KC STUDIO

Sometimes, it seems that history is made when ingenuity, adversity and art intersect. At the beginning of the 1930s, during the early years of the Great Depression, Kansas City continued to work. Thomas Pendergast, the legendary mayor/mobster, allowed jazz clubs to openly sell alcohol despite prohibition.