Bennie Moten with the Bennie Moten Orchestra

Jazz Great Bennie Moten Dies: April 2, 1935

Bennie Moten, a legendary figure in the development of jazz, passed away on this date in 1935 just his trademark 'Kansas City sound' was taking off.

A Free Magical Valentine Concert

A renowned guest music director will present an evening of masterpieces by Bach, Boccerini, Debussy, Schubert, and Vivaldi. The highlight will be Mozart’s Piano concerto No. 21, also known as “Elvira Madigan” due to the film of that name.