Welcome to a very special edition of the Neon Jazz interview series - During this segment, we travelled down to 18 & Vine to interview the Executive Director of the Mutual Musicians Foundation - Anita Dixon – This staple and legendary institution in the heart of America’s jazz hug is the reason why Kansas City Jazz was put on the map and Anita has big plans for the upcoming 100th Year Celebration in 2017. Over the course of a candid interview, she spoke about the sacred history of Kansas City’s Local 627 .. How it began, the incredible history and what’s next .. To Understand Kansas City Jazz, you have to understand the Mutual Musicians Foundation .. Dig it, my friends ..
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