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Band performing
Members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band (Dinky Morris, Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, unidentified, Curtis Peagler, Rickey Woodard, unidentified, and Ironman Harris) on stage performing at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Boss and his guitar
Bob Boss playing guitar on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; looking toward the right of the photo., 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.
Buddy Collette and Calvin Jackson
Buddy Collette playing saxophone with Calvin Jackson seen beside him at the Cheathams' Jam Session; Collette is facing the left of the photo., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Buddy Collette - Calvin Jackson at the Cheatham's Jam Session.
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.
Calvin Jackson playing piano
Calvin Jackson playing piano on stage during the Cheatham Jam Session in San Diego in 1983; he's wearing a suit and tie and facing the right of the photo; the hand of a double bassist and part of the double bass can be seen behind him along with part of a drum set., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Calvin Jackson performing at the Cheatham Jam Session San Diego, CA.
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.
Clora Bryant playing trumpet
Clora Bryant in a red dress with a large red flower in her hair playing trumpet amidst the audience at the Blue Note in New York City; behind her is Rickey Woodard playing his saxophone; she is facing the right of the photo and Woodard the front., June 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of JUN 1989
Curtis Peagler on break
Curtis Peagler standing with his saxophone while holding a white coffee mug; he's wearing a black shirt, sunglasses, red suspenders, and a red beret; behind is Ironman Harris seated at his drum set; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dinky Morris and Ironman Harris performing together
Dinky Morris (saxophone) in a red hat and Ironman Harris (drums) on stage together at the Blue Note in New York City; instruments, microphones, and several members of the audience can be seen as well as part of a sign over the stage for the Blue Note., June 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of JUN 1989
Dinky Morris conducting
Dinky Morris in a white hat and blue shirt conducting a performance; an unidentified saxophonist can be seen in front of him and his back is largely turned to the camera; at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dinky Morris on stage
Dinky Morris in a red hat and holding his saxophone on stage at the Blue Note in New York City; sound and lighting equipment and part of a drum set are behind him and above the stage is a sign for the Blue Note., June 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of JUN 1989
Dinky Morris with Jimmy Cheatham and others
Jimmy Cheatham (trombone), Dinky Morris (saxophone) playing with two unidentified trombonists and a scarcely seen drummer in front of a fireplace at an unknown venue., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Dinky Morris - Jimmy.
Dinky Morris with two girls
Dinky Morris, with two of his saxophones and wearing a red vest and matching hat, speaking to two young African American girls; one in a grey checked dress and the other in white dress; the girl in the white dress is turned away from the camera and Morris while looking at the drum set beside her; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dinky Morris with young girl
Dinky Morris, wearing a red vest and matching hat, posing for a photo with a young African American girl in a white dress holding one of Morris' soprano saxophones; another saxophone can be seen behind 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.
Empty stage
Stage Set Up at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; drum set and other instruments seen along with a projected sign reading "Jeannie Cheatham & The Sweet Baby Blues Band"., 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.
Entertaining two girls
Clora Bryant (trumpet) and Rickey Woodard (saxophone) playing in a crowd of people and in front of two African American girls; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
George Bohanon playing trombone
George Bohanon playing a muted trombone at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Nolan Smith is visible beside him., 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.
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.
Ironman Harris playing drums
Ironman Harris playing drums and facing the left of the photo; next to him Red Callender is playing bass; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ironman Harris playing drums
Ironman Harris, bearded and all in black, playing the drums at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; holding a drumstick and facing the left of the photo., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie.
Ironman Harris with young boy
Ironman Harris with unidentified, young white boy (around three years old); the boy is seated at Harris' drum set with Harris standing behind him and smiling; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ironman Harris, Snooky Young, Jimmy Noone Jr., and Curtis Peagler
Four photos on one sheet of members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band (John "Ironman" Harris, drums; Snooky Young; trumpet; Jimmy Noone Jr. and Curtis Peagler, saxophones)., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten text at head of photo: The Original Sweet Baby Blues Band; under photos: John "Ironman" Harris, "Snooky" Young, Jimmy Noone Jr., Curtis Peagler.
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.
Jam session underway
Harbor Island Jam Session in progress with Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Dinky Morris, and other musicians on stage; at Harbor Island, San Diego., May 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham and ensemble on stage
Jeannie Cheatham on stage playing piano with unidentified musicians at Harbor Island Jam Session, San Diego; a few members of the audience can be seen from behind., May 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of May 1985.
Jeannie Cheatham and others on stage
Partial view of Jeannie Cheatham playing piano at the right of the photo, with a partial view of an unidentified double bassist and drummer Ironman Harris performing; on Harbor Island, San Diego., February 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of FEB 85.
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; photo taken from the end of the piano and only Cheatham's head is visible., 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.

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