Margaret Johnson

Description: 

Photograph of Kansas City jazz pianist Margaret "Countess" Johnson (1919 – 1939). She was active in the 1930's as a teenager in Harlan Leonard's bands and substituting for Count Basie and for Mary Lou William's in Andy Kirk's band.

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Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the American Jazz Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the American Jazz Museum.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
Bud Taylor Collection
Digital Object Identifier: 
AJM-2001-64-1
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