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At the Cheatham Jam Session
Jimmy Cheatham (trombone), Jim Zollar, Dinky Morris (saxophone), Jimmy Noone Jr. (clarinet), unidentified, Billy (harmonica), in a row at a Cheatham Jam Session; Cheatham is in a hat and is holding his trombone; there's a microphone, music stand, and piano beside the group., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Bill Miller, freelance photographer, [phone number]; Handwritten post-it note on verso: Jimmy Cheatham - Jim Zollar - Dinky Morris - Jimmy Noone, Jr. (unknown) Billy at the Cheatham Jam Session.
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.
Calvin Jackson playing piano
Calvin Jackson playing piano on stage during the Cheatham Jam Session in San Diego in 1983; he's wearing a suit and tie and facing the right of the photo; the hand of a double bassist and part of the double bass can be seen behind him along with part of a drum set., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Calvin Jackson performing at the Cheatham Jam Session San Diego, CA.
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.
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.
Dorothy Donegan playing piano
Dorothy Donegan playing piano; only part of her hands and the piano are seen; she's facing to the right and wearing a green-striped dress., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Dorothy Donegan, photo - Gail Jacobson.
Eubie Blake dancing with Maxine Sullivan on his birthday
Eubie Blake dancing with Maxine Sullivan with jazz musicians playing for them (Billy Taylor, piano ; Max Kaminsky, trumpet ; Tyree Glenn, trombone ; Tony Parenti, clarinet ; Charles McGee (likely) ; Roger Glenn, flute ; Joe Jones, drums) at Blake's 89th birthday party at the Oversea Jazz Club in New York City; behind them is a club banner., February 11 1972, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Eubie Blakes' 89th birthday party Oversea Jazz Club, N.Y.C. 2/11/72; Maxine, Eubie, Billy Taylor, Max Kafminsky [sic], Tyree Glenn, Tony Parenti, Ch[??] McGee, Roger Glenn, Joe Jones.
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.
Jack Wheaton playing piano
Jack Wheaton playing piano with a microphone set up near him; playing and speaking at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; facing the right of the photo and taken from a level below him looking up at 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.
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.
Jay McShann playing piano
Jay McShann playing piano and looking down at the keys with a microphone mounted near him; photo taken from the other end of the piano between the lid and the insides of the piano., 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's signature on verso: Larry Okmin 1982.
Jazz band
Unidentified jazz ensemble with singer performing; all African Americans and includes a double bassist, drummer, pianist and woman singer in front of a microphone., No date; likely 1950s, 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.
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 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 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 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 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 at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano and singing into a microphone; wearing all red and facing the right of the photo; 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 at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano and singing into a microphone at the Blue Note in New York City; facing the right of the photo; unidentified man in sunglasses and a suit seated behind her., June 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of JUN 1989

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