Book: Rhapsody In Blue On Canvas - Kansas City Old Jazz Clubs & Joints illustrated in Art & Music by Don W. Smithcategories: Book, Negro League Museum, Kansas City, Mpgkcbmi, The Blue Room, Kcdiamond, Webfame, Gem Theater, Rhapsody in Blue, Kansas City Jazz
Don W. Smithabout this book: "Rhapsody In Blue On Canvas" features surreal drawings of famous Kansas City night clubs of the 1930's 40', 50's and 60's portrayed in printed acrylic paintings on blue canvas.
To complement the paintings are original piano notation jazz tunes named after the given Kansas City nightspot illustrating the mood and the feel of the Kansas City jazz scene of the times in C-major. The famous Kansas City clubs portrayed in this book are Mardi Gras, Deluxe Night Club, Hey Hey Club, House Of Swing, Papa's Place, Wiggle Inn, Blue Room, Harlem Club, Dante Inferno, Chesterfield Club, Derby Tavern, Fox's, The King Kong Club, Milton's Tap Room, Red & Dutch, and Pla-Mor Ballroom. Experience the spirit and soul of Kansas City's great jazz heritage of art and music rediscovered by fine artists vanguard Sheron Y. Smith and Jazz musician publisher Don W. Smith. This book is a "must have" for all musicians, bands and enthusiast of all kinds of music.
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