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Jane McKee Johnson - ( - 1996)
Seattle, Washington
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Jane was Musical Director, Staff Organist and Pianist for KVI radio for three years during the 1940's. She owned and operated McKee Organ & Piano studios in Tacoma for many years. She was heard many times at Tacoma's Temple Theatre Kimball organ, most notably during the 1971 ATOS national convention. In 1976, Jane and her husband Homer traveled to England and France where Jane was able to play many Compton and Wurlitzer theatre pipe organs.
Jane had done considerable serious church work, and in 1975 she became Staff Organist for Pizza & Pipes in Tacoma. She accompanied numerous stage shows on the Kimball at the Temple Theatre.
Jane recorded the albums "Just Playin' Jane" and "The Second Time Around" on the Tacoma Pizza & Pipes 3/17 Wurlitzer. These fine stereo LPs include "Under the Double Eagle March," "Yellow Days" and many other numbers.

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Lincoln Theatre, Mt. Vernon, 1983
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Mt. Baker Theatre, Bellingham, 1984
Photos courtesy Jeff Fox

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