American Jazz Walk of Fame

The Origin

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Since 2014, The American Jazz Walk of Fame has commemorated the legends who have contributed to the jazz culture of Kansas City and the world by immortalizing their names in 30-inch bronze medallions installed in the sidewalks on 18th Street.


Sax Player
Red carpet
18th & Vine
burt bacharach
honoree posing for a picture

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The Missouri Arts Council

Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund

in-kind support from the City of Kansas City

Jazz District Renaissance Corporation


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