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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.
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.
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.
Drew Cady and Monica Ball at the microphone
Drew Cady and Monica Ball speaking together at a microphone on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are laughing and looking toward the middle left 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.
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.
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.
Grace Bell taking a photograph
Grace Bell taking a photograph, camera to her face, while laughing; other audience members can be seen behind 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., Stamp on verso: ©Grace Bell.
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.
Jack and Jeannie Wheaton applauding
Jack and Jeannie Wheaton seated in the audience and applauding the finale 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 George Bohanon
George Bohanon, trombonist, standing with Jeannie Cheatham for a photo at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both facing the camera 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 Henry Lee
Jeannie Cheatham with Henry Lee, President of the Museum of Making Music's Advisory Board; during "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both looking at the camera 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 Richard Reid
Jeannie Cheatham seated with Richard Reid and posing for a photo while at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are looking slightly up at the camera., 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 others at the program honoring her
Drew Cady and Jeannie Cheatham with five other people setting up for "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Jeannie and Drew are standing by her piano and most others have their backs to the camera., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham holding the award
Jeannie Cheatham with microphone holding her Music Maker of the year award shaped like a clef note 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 with Joe Lammond
Joe Lammond, President and CEO of NAMM, presenting Jeannie Cheatham with the Music Maker of the Year award at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Cheatham is holding a microphone to her mouth and holding the award shaped like a clef note; unidentified musicians are seated behind them., 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 with Joe Lammond and John Stephens
Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table with Joe Lammond (NAMM president and CEO) and John Stephens (baritone saxophonist) while at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Jeannie is in the center looking ahead at the camera; Lammond (left) and Stephens, wearing a trilby (right) and looking across the table at each other., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham with John Stephens
Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table next to saxophonist John Stephens at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are looking up at the camera and smiling; Stephens is holding a paper cup and the event program open in his hand and wearing a trilby hat; a floral center piece is in front of Jeannie., 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's friend Cheryl Brown
Cheryl Brown, longtime friend of Jeannie Cheatham, standing on stage with part of a drum set visible behind her as well as a sign reading "Jeannie Cheatham & the Sweet Baby Blues Band" ; 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.
Jeff Clayton and George Bohanon
Jeff Clayton (saxophone) with George Bohanon (trombone) behind him 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.
Jeff Clayton playing saxophone
Jeff Clayton playing saxophone 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.
Jeff Clayton, Louis Taylor, John Stephens
Jeff Clayton (saxophone), Louis Taylor (clarinet) and John Stephens (saxophone) performing 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.
Joe Lammond with microphone
Joe Lammond, President and CEO of NAMM, holding a microphone to his mouth at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; a drum set and other instruments are seen behind 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.
John Stephens playing saxophone
John Stephens in a black trilby with red band playing saxophone 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.
Louis Taylor and Jeff Clayton
Louis Taylor playing saxophone into a microphone with fellow saxophonist Jeff Clayton behind him; on stage during "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.
Louis Taylor and John Stevens
Louis Taylor (alto saxophone) with John Stephens seen behind him, both performing 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.
Louis Taylor playing saxophone
Louis Taylor playing saxophone 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.
Monica Ball at the podium
Monica Ball reading adulatory letters about Jeannie Cheatham at the podium with a microphone in front of her at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Ball is turned to the left of the photo; behind is a 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.

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