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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.
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
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 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.
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.
Charles McPherson with saxophone
Charles McPherson, guest artist with the Sweet Baby Blues Band, with part of his saxophone visible; he's wearing dark clothes and has a greying beard; looking at the camera., 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: Charles McPherson.
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.
Curtis Peagler playing saxophone
Curtis Peagler playing saxophone; against a black background and turned a bit to the right of the photo., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Curtis Peagler.
Curtis Peagler with his saxophone
Curtis Peagler wearing a black shirt, patterned suspenders, and holding a saxophone; looking forward at the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Curtis Peagler; Pablo [with logo].
Great day in Hollywood group photo
Group photo of the participants in the Great Day in Hollywood; all seated or standing on a set of concrete steps outside an unidentified building; Jeannie and Jimmy 8th & 9th row up; mixed group of white and African American members., 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on letter attached to photo: Festival Productions Inc. [Santa Monica address, phone, and Fax], November 22, 1994, Hello. Here at last is your copy of "A Great Day in Hollywood" photo. Thanks for your participation. Happy Holidays! [signature copy] Darlene Chan.
Group photo with Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham
Group photo of an unidentified jazz band sitting for a formal portrait and including Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham; Jimmy is holding his trombone and Jeannie is seated at a piano the others are gathered around; all looking forward at the camera and all holding their instruments., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hank Crawford
Portrait photograph of Hank Crawford in a tux holding his saxophone; he's standing against a background of what appears to be crumpled paper; facing front with body turned somewhat to the right., 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Signed by Crawford in gold ink on photo recto: To Jimmy & Jeannie -Love-Happiness-Peace, Hank Crawford, -94-; Handwritten note on verso: "Hank" Crawford.
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 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 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 in red
Portrait of Jeannie Cheatham in a red, one-piece outfit standing by her piano and smiling over to the right of the photo with hands raised to mid-torso., July 7, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Jeanne Cheatham, Musician, Composer, Author; date given on developer's stamp on verso: 07/07/08.
Jeannie Cheatham singing at the piano
Publicity photo of Jeannie Cheatham performing at the Park Motor Inn, Madison Wisconsin seated at a piano and singing into a microphone mounted beside her; she's facing to the right., 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Jeannie Cheatham piano-vocals.
Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Sippie Wallace on stage with Big Mama Thornton and Jeannie Cheatham with Jimmy Cheatham and his trombone standing behind them; Big Mama Thornton is speaking into a microphone she's holding in her hand; 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., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Publicity photo for the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues" featuring a performance shot of Jeannie Cheatham seated at a piano looking over at Sippie Wallace, wearing a hat, and "Big Mama" Thornton, also in a hat, holding a microphone; unidentified musicians and a drum set seen behind them., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo borders: Three Generations of the Blues [top]; Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, "Big Mama" Thornton [sic].
Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Sippie Wallace on stage with Big Mama Thornton and Jeannie Cheatham with Jimmy Cheatham and his trombone standing behind them and an unidentified white musician with a beard seated to the left; 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., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham receiving an award
"Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham receiving the Grand Prix du Disque de Jazz award (for their "Sweet baby blues" album), presented by Concord Records president, Carl Jefferson, while Curtis Peagler watches.", 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed on label affixed to verso: Concord Jazz Inc. [address] please credit photographer Rocelle Metcalfe, To: Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham receiving the Grand Prix du Disque de Jazz award (for their "Sweet baby blues" album), presented by Concord Records president, Carl Jefferson, while Curtis Peagler watches.; Stamped on photo verso: photos by Rochelle Metcalfe.
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham with Glover Mitchell
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham standing on either side of Grover Mitchell who has his arms around them both; Jeannie and Grover are looking at the camera but Jimmy's head is turned to the left of the photo., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: 4th & B Love Jeannie [with stylized rose as part of her signature].
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham with Jay McShann
Jeannie & Jimmie Cheatham with Jay McShann and Marshall Hawkins at the Jazz Society of Lower Southern California (likely); Jeannie and Jay are seated together at a piano playing a duet; Jimmy is in white with a white hat and seated behind them next to bassist Hawkins., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham with Jay Mac Shann.

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