Kansas City Mayor Sly James was once the lead singer of the Amelia Earhart Memorial Flying Band. Here, he joins in with Greg Carroll, then CEO of the American Jazz Museum, on the piano and the museum’s director of education and public programs, Bill McKemy, on bass.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James was once the lead singer of the Amelia Earhart Memorial Flying Band. Here, he joins in with Greg Carroll, then CEO of the American Jazz Museum, on the piano and the museum’s director of education and public programs, Bill McKemy, on bass. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
Kansas City Mayor Sly James was once the lead singer of the Amelia Earhart Memorial Flying Band. Here, he joins in with Greg Carroll, then CEO of the American Jazz Museum, on the piano and the museum’s director of education and public programs, Bill McKemy, on bass. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
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