From Jazz ’34: More Remembrances of Kansas City Swing

15 November 2013 — Jazz on the Tube

Robert Altman gathered top contemporary musicians (see list below) and set them in 1934 Kansas City. Kansas City was one of the top drivers of the music during this period. A quirky prosperity based on graft, vice and slaughterhouses gave the city immunity to the worst of the ravages of the Great Depression and music joints and musicians packed the city morning, noon and night. Continue reading