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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Benny Carter
Promotional portraits of Jeannie Cheatham and Benny Carter for Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz radio program (likely air date 2/20/89); Cheatham is at the piano, laughing, with a microphone in front of her; Carter is holding his saxophone and turned to the left of the photo and smiling., February 20, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Season XI; Jeannie Cheatham (left), an accomplished pianist with a beautiful voice, joins Marian McPartland during the eleventh season of the award-winning MARIAN MCPARTLAND'S PIANO JAZZ. Alto saxophonist, trumpeter, arranger, composer, bandleader and legend Benny Carter (right) is universally recognized as a principal architect of the big band swing style. PIANO JAZZ, NPR's most widely carried jazz program airs [blank line] at [blank line] on [blank line].
Jeannie Cheatham and Gene Harris playing a duet
Jeannie Cheatham playing a duet with Gene Harris at the piano during a tribute to Carl Jefferson; Harris' head is turned to the side to look at Jeannie., Between 1992 and 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Jeannie Cheatham, Gene Harris play duets, Tribute to Carl Jefferson.
Jeannie Cheatham, Grover Mitchell, and Jimmy Cheatham
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham posing for a photo with Grover Mitchell between them with his arms around them; Jeannie and Grover are looking ahead at the camera and Jimmy has his eyes closed and head turned toward Jeannie., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Jeannie Cheatham, Grover Mitchell, Jimmy Cheatham.
Jimmy Cheatham leading the UCSD Jazz Band
Jimmy Cheatham conducting the UCSD Jazz Band; photo taken from behind and to the side of the risers the band is seated on., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Jimmy Cheatham--UCSD Jazz Band
Jo Jones
Jo Jones playing drums and laughing; photo taken from a point lower than Jones and is seen over a cymbal., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Jo Jones--P. Hoeffler/CTSImages.
Louis Van Taylor, Rickey Woodard, Richard A. Reid, and Charles Owens
Four photos on one sheet of members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band (Louis Van Taylor and Rickey Woodard, saxophones, Richard A. Reid, double bass, and Charles Owens, clarinet)., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed names on border: Louis Van Taylor, Rickey Woodard, Richard A. Reid; printed text on border: The New Sweet Baby Blues Band, Charles Owens.
Mary Lou Williams
Promotional portrait of Mary Lou Williams looking to the upper left of the photo wearing a patterned shirt., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Mary Lou Williams--CTSImages.
Nat Adderley, Jimmy Cheatham, Marshall Hawkins and Jeannie Cheatham performing
Nat Adderley, Jimmy Cheatham, Marshall Hawkins, and Jeannie Cheatham with an unidentified musician behind them at a Jam Session; Jeannie is seated at a piano and singing into a microphone., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Nat Adderly, Jimmy Cheatham, Marshall Hawkins, Jeannie Cheatham Jam Session.
Nolan Smith Shaheed, Ernie Fields Jr., Herman Riley, and Marshall Hawkins
Four photos on one sheet of members of the Sweet Baby Blue Band (Nolan Smith Shaheed, trumpet, Ernie Fields Jr., clarinet, Herman Riley, saxophone, and Marshall Hawkins, double bass); all shown with their instruments except for Nolan Smith., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: The New Sweet Baby Blues Band, Nolan Smith Shaheed, trumpet, Ernie Fields Jr, Herman Riley, Marshall Hawkins.