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June 1, 2019

18th & Vine KCMO

AJWOF
Concert
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Oleta Adams

Raheem DeVaughn

6p

Induction
Ceremony

FREE

Outside Jazz Museum

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The greatest jazz musicians have come from Kansas City, have played in Kansas City, or have been inspired by musicians with Kansas City roots. The American Jazz Walk of Fame honors those talented musicicans and celebrates this great Kansas City tradition.
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7p

Legends
Concert

$50

Gem Theater

June 1, 2019

1615 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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Oleta Adams

Oleta Adams

KC's own platinum selling songstress with continuing success since her initial hit, "Get Here". She has roots in gospel, while crossing effortlessly into the realms of jazz, soul, R&B, urban, and popular music. Her success, nurtured by worldwide tours with Tears for Fears, Phil Collins, Michael Bolton, and Luther Vandross, has been solidfied by four Grammy nominations.

Raheem DeVaughn

Raheem DeVaughn

Neo-soul/R&B singer, songwriter, and producer debuted on the Billboard R&B/hip-hop chart with"Guess Who Loves You More". Among subsequent achievements are Grammy nominations for the songs "Woman" and "Customer", as well as a Best R&B Album Grammy nomination for The Love & War MasterPeace.

INDUCTION

Five New Artists Will Be Inducted On the Walk of Fame

Oleta Adams

On June 1st, as part of the American Jazz Walk of Fame, the Historic 18th & Vine District will celebrate its sixth year of honoring jazz artists by immortalizing their names in 30-inch bronze medallions embedded in the sidewalks on 18th Street.

The Induction Ceremony, open to the public and free of charge, will take place on 18th street between the Blue Room and the Jazz Museum where five medallions will be revealed.

Honorees and/or family representatives of the honorees will participate in the ceremony and receive replicas of the medallions.

Join Us At 6pm June 1st for The Bronze Medallion Unveiling

The five artists honored this year will be

 
Oleta Adams
Leon Brady
Harry Belafonte
Dr. Nathan Davis
Quincy Jones
 

Previous years have honored 29 additional artists and their medallions were placed Those artists included: Bennie Moten, Claude Fiddler Williams, Coleman Randolph Hawkins, Myra Taylor, Lester Young, Everette DeVan, Melba Liston, Ben Webster, Queen Bey,Louis Armstrong, George Benson, Nina Simone, Luqman Hamza, Thelonious Monk, Ramsey Lewis, Ella Fitzgerald,Oliver Todd, Ben Kynard, Ida McBeth, Sonny Kenner, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, Marilyn Maye and David Sanborn

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Supported by

The Missouri Arts Council

Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund

in-kind support from the City of Kansas City

Jazz District Renaissance Corporation

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