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1988 Playboy Jazz Festival Line-Up
Publicity photo featuring the 1988 Playboy Jazz Festival line-up: Ray Charles, Jay Beckenstein, Timeless All-Stars, Jon Faddis, Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Dizzy Gillespie, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Valentin, Airto & Floria Purim, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby McFerrin., June 19, 1988, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: [logo with text] Tenth Anniversary Playboy Jazz Festival ; Sunday, June 19, 1988, 1988 Playboy Jazz Festival line-up (clockwise, left to right) Ray Charles, Jay Beckenstein of Spyro Gyra (above), The Timeless All-Stars (below), Jon Faddis (above), Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham (below), Dizzy Gillespie, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Valentin, Airto & Flora Purim, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby McFerrin.
Cab Calloway and Jeannie Cheatham
Publicity photograph featuring a gesticulating Cab Calloway in a white suit, a clarinet by his side, and Jeannie Cheatham, also in white, seated at a piano and looking over her shoulder back towards Calloway., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; Text on bottom border of first copy: Cab Calloway (left) Jeannie Cheatham (right); Handwritten text on second copy: Jeannie Cheatham - Cab Calloway.
Cab Calloway and Jeannie Cheatham on stage
Cab Calloway on stage directing a band with Jeannie Cheatham playing piano; eleven other band members are shown wearing black and Calloway and Cheatham wearing white; sign on stage behind the band reads "Cab Calloway & orchestra with special guest Chris Calloway; Jeannie is to the left of the photo with her back to the camera and Calloway is to the right turned sideways looking over toward Jeannie; unknown venue., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Front of photo hand signed by Cab Calloway.
Cheatham's with Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, and others
Jimmy Cheatham standing behind Jeannie, seated in a yellow chair, with Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, and two unidentified other men (one African American, one white) standing beside them; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheatham's with Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, and others
Jimmy Cheatham standing behind Jeannie, seated in a yellow chair, with Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, and another unidentified man standing beside them; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a picture taken by a second photographer; they are facing that camera to the right of the photo; other people and part of a trumpet can be seen., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams Jazz Showcase
Photo of Jimmy Cheatham leading a band at the Musicians Club in Buffalo, New York with Gene Lee in a white jacket singing at a microphone; Jimmy's back is turned away from the camera, looking at the band; saxophone, trombones, Jeannie Cheatham on piano and bass are seen., 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 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.
Cheathams and Rickey Woodard
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham (middle and right) posing for a photo with Rickey Woodard (left) at a concert of his; all facing the camera and smiling; unidentified venue., May 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Rickey's concert 5/95 [Jeannie's signature that includes an initial drawing of a rose].
Cheathams and band members
Group portrait of musicians lined up together outside a building; Rickey Woodard, Nolan Smith, Ironman Harris, Dinky Morris, Curtis Peagler, Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham, Red Callender; Jimmy has his trombone, three others have their saxophones and Red Callender is holding his bass in its case., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped in red ink on verso: Musical staff with the logo "Mr. Jazz"; Handwritten note on label affixed to verso: L-R Ricky Woodard, Nolan Smith (Shaheed), "IronMan" Harris, Dinky Morris, Curtis Pegler, Jeannie Jimmy, George "Red" Callender.
Cheathams and friend
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with an unidentified African American man in a hotel lobby; part of a luggage cart and the front doors can be seen behind them along with an exit sign., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams and friends
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham with unidentified group of standing on a stair landing outside a house or apartment; all looking at the camera and smiling., November 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Date stamp on photo: NOV 61.
Cheathams receiving an award
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham receiving the African American Musicians Lifetime Achievement Award in San Diego; Hollis Hassell in a red jacket is about to hand the award to them., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: African American Museum Heritage Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award S.D. 2002.
Cheathams with Mel Lewis and Jay McShann
Mel Lewis, Jeannie Cheatham, Jay McShann, and Jimmy Cheatham all standing together outside of a white luxury car in a parking lot for a photo; Jimmy is carrying a stack of papers in one hand; hills can be seen behind them., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams, Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris and friend
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham with Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, wearing sunglasses, and one other, unidentified man posing for a photo together; everyone but the unidentified man is wearing a matching red outfit; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams, Dinky Morris, and others
Jeannie Cheatham, seated in a yellow chair, with Jimmy Cheatham standing beside her and Dinky Morris and another unidentified man seated beside her; other people are seen standing about including one man taking a picture of the seated group and another man holding a drink in his hand; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams, Dinky Morris, and others
Jeannie Cheatham seated in a yellow chair with Jimmy Cheatham standing behind her; Dinky Morris is seated on the right and three unidentified white people are also standing and sitting around her; beside them is a table set with drinks and mixers; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant playing trumpet
Clora Bryant playing trumpet on stage in front of a microphone as part of the Sweet Baby Blues Band., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on label affixed to verso: Sweet Baby Blues Band, Clora Bryant.
Clora Bryant, Jeannie Cheatham, Melba Liston, Britt Woodman
Clora Bryant, Jeannie Cheatham seated side by side on conference room chairs next to Melba Liston in a wheelchair with Britt Woodman standing beside them for a photograph; other people can be seen milling around behind them., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo's bottom edge: Clora Bryant, Jeannie Cheatham, Melba Liston, and Britt Woodman.
Dorothy Donegan playing piano
Dorothy Donegan playing piano; only part of her hands and the piano are seen; she's facing to the right and wearing a green-striped dress., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Dorothy Donegan, photo - Gail Jacobson.
Drawing of Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Publicity reproduction of a painting featuring portraits of Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and "Big Mama" Thornton arranged against a background of blue brush strokes; all are singing; for the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"; artists' signature not clear., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten numbering on verso: 023a.
Enjoying time outside
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham seated on a covered lawn swing with two unidentified men in lawn chairs enjoying drinks and leisure time; hedges and trees behind them., November 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Date stamp on photo: NOV 61.
George Red Callender, Ed Dinky Morris, and Clora Bryant
Three photos on one sheet of Red Callender, Dinky Jones, and Clora Bryant; Callender is with his bass, Morris his saxophone, and Bryant is playing trumpet., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten text under photos: George "Red" Callender, Ed "Dinky" Morris, Clora Bryant, "The original Sweet Baby Blues Band".
Group photo with Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham
Group photo of an unidentified jazz band sitting for a formal portrait and including Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham; Jimmy is holding his trombone and Jeannie is seated at a piano the others are gathered around; all looking forward at the camera and all holding their instruments., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hats and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with two friends (white man and white woman) one on either side of her; Jeannie and the man are both wearing check patterned hats; all are looking at the camera and smiling; the white woman is wearing a lavender colored shirt., No date; likely 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's date on verso 02/03/07.
Hats and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with two friends (white man and white woman) one on either side of her; Jeannie and the man are both wearing check patterned hats; all are looking at the camera and smiling; the white woman is wearing a yellow colored shirt., No date; likely 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's date on verso 02/03/07.
High school portrait of Jeannie Evans Cheatham
School portrait of Jeannie Evans Cheatham at age sixteen; she's wearing a light colored dress with a string of pearls and is facing the camera, smiling., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on bottom border of print: Jean Evans, 16 years old, West High School Graduate, Akron, Ohio.
Jack Wheaton congratulates Jeannie Cheatham
Jack Wheaton on his way to the stage shaking hands with Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table; at the foot of the stage stairs is a Sierra Nevada beer bottle; at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: © Grace Bell ; photo by Grace Bell.
Jam session
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano with Jimmy Cheatham, trombone, and other musicians on stage with them during the Harbor Island Jam Session; at Harbor Island, San Diego., May 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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