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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 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 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, 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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Janice Robinson playing trombone
Janice Robinson playing trombone with a mute at University of Wisconsin; turned to the left of the photo., October 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Norman Lenburg, News and Publications Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Handwritten note on verso: 7510-148-20.
Jean Evans publicity photo
Publicity photo of Jean Evans Cheatham for the Colvinaires; head and shoulders portrait of her in a strapless dress with necklace and one hand to her cheek looking halfway to the right., No date; likely early to mid 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Jean Evans, piano, vocals, "The Colvinaires".
Jeannie Cheatham
Portrait of Jeannie Cheatham in a white shirt with body turned slightly to the right and head turned to face the camera., 1977, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Margo Vann Studio [Los Angeles address and phone number]; box reading "Caution use markers intended for resin coated papers only"
Jeannie Cheatham and Bob Boss
Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano with a microphone beside her looking out into the audience and smiling; behind her can be seen Bob Boss with guitar; on stage 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Bob Boss
Jeannie Cheatham at piano and Bob Boss playing guitar beside her on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Cheatham is looking out at the audience and smiling., 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Bob Boss
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano (facing right) with a microphone in front of her and Bob Boss playing guitar beyond her 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Illinois Jacquet
Publicity photo of Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano with Illinois Jacquet, hand on one hip and holding his saxophone, standing behind her during a jam session on Harbor Island; side view with both facing to the left; other unidentified musicians are seen behind them., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; Text on bottom border of the first: Jeannie Cheatham (left) Illinois Jacquet (right); Handwritten note on verso of second: Jeanne - Illinois Jacquet.
Jeannie Cheatham and Jay McShann
Jeannie Cheatham seated with Jay McShann at a piano with a microphone in front of them; both are smiling and Jeannie seems to have a Band-Aid on her upper lip., 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bandage on Jeannie is from frying chicken for Jay ; handwritten note on label on verso: Jeannie Cheatham - Jay McShann Flyin' Fryin' Chicken Blues, photo Larry Okmin ; handwritten on photo verso itself: Larry Okmin 1982.
Jeannie Cheatham and Thad Jones
Publicity photo of Thad Jones and Jeannie Cheatham at piano at a concert for the Jazz Society of Lower Southern California; view is from behind Cheatham, wearing a hat and checkered coat, looking at Thad Jones behind the piano holding his trumpet and smiling., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on bottom border of photo: Thad Jones and Jeannie Cheatham.
Jeannie Cheatham arm in arm with Sippie Wallace and Big Mama Thornton
Jeannie Wallace (right), standing arm in arm on stage with "Big Mama" Thornton (center), and Sippie Wallace (left); Thornton and Wallace both are wearing hats; Cheatham and Thornton are both looking at something to the left; unidentified, white bassist and parts of other musicians seen behind them; part of the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
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.
Jeannie Cheatham in a yellow chair
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 and a sign that reads "Help yourself to drinks, etc."; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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