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Cheatham's Jazz Showcase performing
"Cheatham's Jazz Showcase" performance showing vocalist Gene Lee in a white jacket in front of a microphone while the rest of the band is behind him with Jimmy Cheatham conducting (back to the camera); shown are: Elvin Shepard (tenor sax) ; Bob Crump (alto sax) ; Museyf Shareef (trombone) ; Eggie Riding (trombone) ; Jimmy Cheatham (conductor, arranger) ; Jean Cheatham (piano) ; Jerry Evans (bass violin) ; Cubby Copeland (drums) ; Jimmy Legge (tuba).
African American jazz musiciansBig bandsJazz singersTrombonistsTromboneSaxophonistsSaxophoneWomen pianistsPianoDrummers (Musicians)Drum setDouble bassistsDouble bassBand directorsAfrican American band directorsJazz musiciansMusical instrumentsMicrophoneAutographs
Cheatham, JimmyCheatham, JeannieLee, GeneShepard, ElvinCrump, BobShareef, MuseyfRiding, Albert (Eggie)Evans, Jerry (Musician)Copeland, Calvin (Cubby)Legge, Jimmy
Text on photo border: 'Cheathams' Jazz Showcase Musicians Club - Buffalo, New York; Left to right: Gene Lee/vocalist, Elvin Shepard/Tenor sax, Bob Crump/alto sax, Museyf Shareef/trombone, Eggie Riding/trombone, Jimmy Cheatham/conductor-arranger, Jean Cheatham, piano, Jerry Evans, bass violin, Cubby Copeland, drums, Jimmy Legge, tuba; Handwritten inscription on photo face: Johanx for your gracious support Jeanny & Jimmy Cheatham [musical notes, smiley face]; handwritten date on border: 1959.
Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
1 photograph : black and white print ; 21 x 26 cm
Jimmy & Jeannie Cheatham Collection
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