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Jay Columbus "Hootie" McShann
Birth: Jan. 12, 1916
Muskogee
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 2006
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Jazz and Blues Musician. Born James Columbus McShann, he was a pianist and bandleader who helped pioneer the 'Kansas City Jazz Sound'. He was also credited with introducing Charlie "Bird" Parker (who played in his band) to the world. McShann was the subject of the 1978 Michael Farrell and Bart Becker film "Hooties Blues". During World War II, McShann served in the US Army from 1943 to 1944. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 58 Row 5 Site 2
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Dec 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16952486
Jay Columbus Hootie McShann
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