American Jazz Museum

American Jazz Museum

Celebrating the artistic, historical, and cultural contributions of jazz, the American Jazz Museum includes: rare photos, album covers, memorabilia, and personal items telling the stories of jazz legends Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Charlie Parker, more than 100 recordings of the greatest jazz ever played, studio 18th & Vine, where visitors experiment with harmony, melody, and rhythm, films and special collections honoring the impact of jazz on the American experience, and special exhibits highlighting Kansas City’s unique contributions to jazz.