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Warren Durrett and his orchestra at Crown Center Hotel
Warren Durrett standing on a stage to the left of his orchestra in a tuxedo and bow tie, next to a keyboard and amplifier, with a sign on the keyboard reading "Warren Durrett Orchestra." Sitting in front of the band is a woman in a red dress and heels, and a man in a tuxedo and bow tie. Band members are in rows, with male members wearing red jackets and black bow ties, and female members wearing black dresses. Standing in the back row: four violins, four trumpets with mutes. In the middle row: two violins, double bass, drums, four trombones. Front row: clarinet, three flutes, bass clarinet. Additional instruments (alto saxophones, baritone saxophone, clarinet) next to front row performers. Printed text below the photo reads: "The Warren Durrett Orchestra of Kansas City, One of the Nation's Fine Dance Bands for 1979 - 1980, For Private Parties." Taken at the Crown Center Hotel.
December 1, 1978
Big bandsBand directorsJazz musiciansWomen jazz singers
Warren Durrett OrchestraCrown Center Hotel (Kansas City, Mo.)
Kansas City (Mo.)
December 1, 1978
Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
1 photograph : color print ; 21 x 26 cm
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