Charlie Parker's Kansas City was made possible through the assistance and collaboration of several individuals and organizations. Curation and content was spearheaded by Chuck Haddix of the Marr Sound Archives at UMKC Libraries. Jason Roe of Kansas City Public Library provided editorial oversight. Jon McGraw of KC Jazz Alive provided project support. Web development and design was performed by David LaCrone and Levi Hoffmeier of Kansas City Public Library.
KC Jazz Alive
Kansas City Jazz ALIVE is a 501 (c)(3) catalyst group organized in 2013 to implement opportunities for the Greater Kansas City jazz community. Its members work in concert to “Raise the Tide that Lifts all Jazz Boats. ”
University of Missouri-Kansas City Libraries
The hub of study and academic collaboration for UMKC, the Libraries also provide access to a wide range of audio-visual media, over 330,000 sound recordings, and rare and unique collections of books, photographs, manuscripts, and maps.
Kansas City Public Library
Many images on this site come from Missouri Valley Special Collections, housed on the 5th floor of the Central Library. The Library also led the development and design of the website.
Jampol Artist Management
The Estate of Charlie Parker is represented by Jampol Artist Management, Inc., who utilizes all available platforms to connect fans new and old with their clients and provide new avenues for discovery and exploration.