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At the airport
Members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band posing for a photo while at an airport (Red Callender, Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, Clora Bryant, Rickey Woodard. Curtis Pegler, Jeannie Cheatham, an unidentified man, and Jimmy Cheatham; Clora and Jimmy are both wearing t-shirts with the Jazz Showcase's logo on them., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
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 Jazz Showcase performing
"Cheatham's Jazz Showcase" performance showing vocalist Gene Lee in a white jacket in front of a microphone while the rest of the band is behind him with Jimmy Cheatham conducting (back to the camera); shown are: 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)., 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; handwritten date on border: 1959.
Cheatham's Jazz Showcase performing
"Cheatham's Jazz Showcase" performance showing vocalist Gene Lee in a white jacket in front of a microphone while the rest of the band is behind him with Jimmy Cheatham conducting (back to the camera); shown are: 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)., 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; Handwritten inscription on photo face: Johanx for your gracious support Jeanny & Jimmy Cheatham [musical notes, smiley face]; handwritten date on border: 1959.
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.
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.
Dinky Morris and Jeannie Cheatham on stage
Dinky Morris, in a red vest and matching hat, playing soprano saxophone on stage in front of a microphone; behind is an unidentified bassist and Jeannie Cheatham, also in red, playing piano and looking over at Morris; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago; a sign with the name of the club is over them., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dinky Morris, Jeannie Cheatham and friend
Dinky Morris and Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table; Jeannie is make a gesture with her arms and looking toward the camera; Morris is seen from the side; standing beside their table and looking at Morris is an older white man in a t-shirt with the Jazz Showcase's logo on it; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Fans with the band
Jeannie Cheatham, Red Callender, Jimmy Cheatham, and Clora Bryant on stage at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago, with an unidentified group of African American girls., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fans with the band
Jeannie Cheatham, Jimmy Cheatham, Dinky Moore, and Curtis Peagler on stage with an unidentified group of people including one woman holding a toddler in her arms; a sign for the Jazz Showcase is above them., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fans with the band
Jeannie Cheatham, Red Callender, Jimmy Cheatham, Clora Bryant, and Curtis Peagler standing on stage at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago, with an unidentified group of people including one woman holding a toddler in her arms; a sign for the Jazz Showcase is above them., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Jazz performance directed by Jimmy Cheatham
Jimmy Cheatham at the right of the photo on stage directing a jazz ensemble of largely white musicians; an unidentified woman is singing into a microphone she's holding; a pianist is to the left of the photo; likely the UCSD Jazz Ensemble., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
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
Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table with a menu and looking over her shoulder at the camera; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.

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