The Wild Woman of Kansas City: Myra Taylor | KCUR

The Wild Woman of Kansas City: Myra Taylor

Feb 22, 2006

Vocalist Myra Taylor is a veteran of the original Kansas City swing sound and started out singing and dancing in the early 1930s on 18th and Vine. Throughout her long career, she's shared the stage with Jay McShann, Sarah Vaughan, Nat "King" Cole, and many others. Taylor continues to perform in her hometown often as part of the quartet known as the Wild Women of Kansas City. Myra Taylor turns 89 on Friday, February 24.

Kansas City, Missouri – Friday 2/24/06 Triple Show
89th Birthday Bash for Myra Taylor
at Knuckleheads
2715 Rochester, Kansas City Missouri
(816) 483-1456

Myra Taylor, 7pm
Bob Walkenhorst Band (formerly of the Rainmakers), 8:30pm
The Nace Brothers, 10pm
tickets, $12 adv. $15 door
There are only a limited sale of tickets for this show as it will be filmed

The interview was edited by Laura Spencer, with special thanks to Michael Byars for engineering the interview and making the recording available.