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Joe Jones with Big Mama Thornton on drums
Big Mama Thornton seated and playing drums with Joe Jones standing next to her observing with a cigarette in one hand; Edmund Hall and two others can be seen behind them.
Rhythm and blues musiciansAfrican American women musiciansAfrican American jazz musiciansDrummers (Musicians)Drum setCigarettesCigarette smokers
Thornton, Big MamaJones, Jo, 1911-1985Hall, Edmond
Text at bottom of photo border: 96 Jo Jones - OverTime; Handwritten text on label affixed to border: Big Mama Thornton-Edmund Hall-Jo Jones 1967; Photo: Milt Hinton ©
Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
1 photograph : black and white print ; 49 x 17 cm
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