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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.
Big Mama Thornton seated on stage
Big Mama Thornton seated on stage during the KPBS Special "3 Generations of the Blues"; she's wearing a jacket and cowboy hat and looking over to the right; behind her an unidentified guitarist and drummer are seen along with partial views of other musicians., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
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.
Charles McPherson with saxophone
Charles McPherson playing saxophone into a microphone on stage during the Cheathams' Jam Session in San Diego in 1983; behind him Jimmy Cheatham and part of Dinky Morris can be seen., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Charles McPherson performing at the Cheatham Jam Session San Diego, CA 1983.
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.
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.
Dinky Morris with Jimmy Cheatham and others
Jimmy Cheatham (trombone), Dinky Morris (saxophone) playing with two unidentified trombonists and a scarcely seen drummer in front of a fireplace at an unknown venue., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Dinky Morris - Jimmy.
Doc Cheatham on stage
"Doc" Cheatham on stage holding his trumpet while looking at an unidentified man applauding him, also on stage; microphones, a trombone, and a drum set can also be seen., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
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.
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.
Grover Mitchell giving a thumbs-up
Grover Mitchell in a suit and carrying his trombone while giving a thumbs-up; turned a bit 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 inscription on verso: 4th & bsts [best?] love Jeannie; camera's date stamp on photo has been manually blacked out.
Grover Mitchell with his trombone
Grover Mitchell in a suit and carrying his trombone; he's smiling and looking downwards; stage lighting can be seen above him., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on label affixed to verso: Grover Mitchell trombone ; Handwritten inscription on verso: C Borch [?] 4th & B love Jeannie; camera's date stamp on photo has been manually blacked out.
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.
Janice Robinson playing trombone
Janice Robinson playing trombone with a mute at University of Wisconsin; turned to the left of the photo., October 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Norman Lenburg, News and Publications Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Handwritten note on verso: 7510-148-20.
Jazz musicians performing
Two unidentified jazz musicians on stage performing; the man in glasses on the left is playing trombone, and the man in the striped shirt is playing a trumpet and using a mute; a microphone is in front of them and a large banner on which the word "Jazz" is the only one fully seen is behind them., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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
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 in hats
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, both wearing white clothing and hats; Jimmy is playing his muted trombone and facing the left while Jeannie is looking over to the right at something., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham playing on stage
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham playing on stage; just Jeannie's head is visible and Jimmy is beside her playing trombone and wearing a red sweater and beret; unidentified musicians are also seen including a saxophonist; on Harbor Island, San Diego., February 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of FEB 85.
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham with other musicians
View of the stage during a Harbor Island Jam Session; Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Jimmy Noone, Jr., and other musicians with their instruments are seen; at Harbor Island, San Diego., May 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Processing stamp on verso gives the following date: May 1985.
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham with others
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano and Jimmy Cheatham, trombone, on stage with other musicians; on Harbor Island, San Diego., May 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie, Jimmy, and a dog
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a "Southern California Dog Magazine" cover with a white dog; Jimmy is wearing a red hat, laughing, and holding up his trumpet with mute as if about to play; Jeannie is wearing a red outfit and seated at a piano; the dog is on the bench beside her with its head pointed up., March 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Meredith French Photography, [San Diego address] ©199_
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.

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