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Advertising the Cheathams' visit
Display rack with various jazz albums for sale and a hand lettered sign reading "Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham will visit Jazz Record Mart at 3:00 Sat. June 24, Don't miss it!!"., June 24, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Arthur Mitchell dancing with Suzanne Farrell
Arthur Mitchell & Suzanne Farrell dancing on stage to the song Slaughter on Tenth Avenue during a performance of On Your Toes; other dancers (three men, three Women ) are also on stage with them., 1968?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: New York City Ballet, New York State Theater [address]; Slaughter on Tenth Avenue from the Rodgers & Hart musical comedy On Your Toes, music by Richard Rodgers, Choreography by George Balanchine, Scenery by Jo Mielziner, Costumes by Irene Sharaff ; Suzanne Farrell, Arthur Mitchell.
At the La Jolla Jazz Festival
Jimmy Cheatham directing an unidentified jazz band on an outdoor stage at the La Jolla Jazz Festival; photo taken with Cheatham's back to the camera and the camera at a higher level looking down on the stage., 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Babs Gonzales
Babs Gonzales with a cigarette looking to the left of the photo., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on photo border: Babs Gonzales.
Babs Gonzales
Photo of Babs Gonzales taken from the cover art on his 1967 album "I paid my dues"; set a against a blue background he's resting his chin on a hand holding a cigarette and facing the left., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Babs Gonzales.
Bassist Jerry Evans
Jerry Evans with hand on the neck of his bass as if playing; he's wearing a suit and leaning in toward the right., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bernie Hamilton
Publicity photo of Bernie Hamilton with a van dyke and wearing an ascot; facing the camera with a serious look., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Signed by Hamilton on photo recto: Pour les Cheathams my best Bernie Hamilton.
Big Mama Thornton applauding
Big Mama Thornton in a straw hat and seated at a table facing to the left of the photo; she's applauding and there is a bottle, some sort of leafy centerpiece, and a black handbag on the table with her., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on the bottom right border of the photo: Sean Huxly 84.
Big Mama Thornton at the microphone
Big Mama Thornton singing into a microphone held close to her mouth; she's wearing a straw hat and facing to the left of the photo., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on the bottom right border of the photo: Sean Huxly 84.
Big Mama Thornton seated on stage
Big Mama Thornton seated on stage during the KPBS Special "3 Generations of the Blues"; she's wearing a jacket and cowboy hat and looking over to the right; behind her an unidentified guitarist and drummer are seen along with partial views of other musicians., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Big Mama Thornton singing
Big Mama Thornton singing into a microphone; wearing a cowboy hat and sparkly floral patterned shirt; head turned to look over to the right., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton
Big Mama Thornton holding a microphone close to her face; wearing a cowboy hat, pinstripe suit jacket and looking at the camera smiling., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on bottom border of photo: Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton.
Bob Boss and his guitar
Bob Boss pausing for a photo while holding his guitar and smiling; tables and other people can be seen behind him; 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.
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.
Bryant Gumbel
Publicity photo of Bryant Gumbel in a suit, facing the camera, and smiling., 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed by Gumbel on photo recto: To Jeannie & Jimmy- All my best Bryant Gumbel; Stamp on photo verso: © 1990 National Broadcasting Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
Bubba Jackson's black drawers
Publicity photo of Bubba Jackson and Jimmy Cheatham performing at the Long Beach Jazz Festival; Cheatham is standing to the right while Jackson is standing in front of a microphone while wearing a pair of black underwear over his white pants; audience members and a police officer are seen along the left hand side of the photo and above them is a banner reading, in part, "Jazz FM 88 K---" (likely meaning KLON-FM 88.1)., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo's border: "Bubba" Jackson's black drawers & Jimmy Cheatham at the Long Beach, CA Jazz Festival; photo- Sylvia Gordon.
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.
Carolyn and Richard Grant
Carolyn Grant, director of the Museum of Making Music standing with her husband Richard Grant; at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham held at the museum., 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.
Cheatham's speaking with a friend
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham seated at a table and speaking to an unidentified African American man in a white jacket; two other unidentified people are seen on the level above 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.
Chico Hamilton performing in a gym
Chico Hamilton playing drums in his military uniform under a basketball net in an gym at an unspecified place; the drum is marked with the initials F H and beside him two unidentified African American trumpet players are playing; Hamilton is looking directly at the camera., between 1941 and 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Signed by Hamilton on photo recto: To two fine people Cheatham & Jenny lots of luck always "Chico".
Claudia Russell at the microphone
Claudia Russell, emcee, speaking in front of a microphone at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; a drum set is beside her., 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.
Clora Bryant and others
Clora Bryant seated with an unidentified woman and two girls standing around her; the youngest child's back is to the camera; Clora is looking to the left at the woman; 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 at the Blue Note
Clora Bryant, in a red dress with a red flower in her hair, on stage at the Blue Note in New York City; facing the right side of the photograph; unidentified white man is partial seen beside her., 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
Clora Bryant playing trumpet
Cora Bryant playing trumpet at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago; a number of audience members (all white men) can be seen seated behind her; she's facing the left of the photo., 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 playing trumpet
Cora Bryant playing trumpet at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago; she's facing the left of the photo., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant playing trumpet with a mute
Cora Bryant playing trumpet and using a mute at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago; a sign reading "Jazz Showcase" is hanging on the wall behind her; also behind her are two other unidentified men., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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