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Speak Up: How about a Kyser marker?

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

In regards to a recent article about Thelonious Monk's 100th birthday celebration, I think this is a good acknowledgment for the contributions he gave to jazz.

What I would like to know is why the band leader, Kay Kyser, isn't recognized by the city with at least a historical marker.

He was far more popular as the band leader, well-known and made many movies over his career than Thelonious Monk.

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