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Snooky Young with his trumpet
Publicity photo of Snooky Young holding his trumpet; body is turned to the left and head turned back to the front to look at the camera; wearing a white jacket and hat., 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: Original 'Sweet Baby Blues Band" "Snooky" Young.
Storyteller
Unidentified woman in light blue traditional African dress seated in front of microphone with a book in her lap telling a story; at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego; facing toward the left of the photo., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Surprised Jimmy Cheatham
Jimmy Cheatham looking surprised; wearing a hat, white turtleneck and dark colored sweater or vest with two pens hanging on the collar; facing the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sweet Baby Blues Band
Sweet Baby Blue Band playing their finale at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; photo taken from behind the audience which can be seen applauding the 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.
Sweet Baby Blues Band
Sweet Baby Blue Band members in front of the audience while playing "Meet me with your black drawers on" as a finale at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; (Nolan Smith, trumpet ; George Bohanon, trombone ; Jeff Clayton, Louis Taylor, and John Stephens, saxophones)., 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.
Sweet Baby Blues Band
Sweet Baby Blues Band members performing (Ralph Penland, drums ; Nolan Smith, trumpet ; George Bohanon, trombone ; Jeff Clayton and Louis Taylor, saxophones); 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.
Sweet Baby Blues Band guest artists
Composite photo of four publicity photos of Sweet Baby Blues Band Guest Artists: Charles McPherson, Lockjaw Davis, Papa John Creach, Eddie Vinson; all with their instruments and names printed under their photo., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on composite border: Sweet Baby Blues Band guest artists.
Sweet Baby Blues Band in front of the bus
Members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band standing in front of a bus (Jimmy Cheatham, Dinky Morris, Jeannie Cheatham, Rickey Woodard, unidentified white woman in a red jacket, Curtis Peagler, Clora Bryant and Ironman Harris); hanging above them on the side of the bus is a computer printed banner reading "Bobbie Blue Bland eat your heart out"., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso of cardboard backing: L-R- Jimmy, "Dinky" Morris, Jeanne, Ricky Woodard, Curtis Peagler? Unknown, Clora Bryant, "Iron Man" Harris.
Sweet Baby Blues Band's horn section
Sweet Baby Blues Band's horn section: Nolan Shaheed (trumpet), George Bohanon (trombone), Jeff Clayton (tenor sax), Louis Taylor (clarinet), and John Stephens (baritone sax) 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.
Sweets Edison and Illinois Jacquet
Publicity photo of Sweets Edison, holding his trumpet, with Illinois Jacquet, playing his saxophone; Jacquet is seated in a chair and facing toward the left; Edison is also seated and facing forward and looking directly at the camera; both men are in hats., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Print of original publicity photo; includes inscription on photo face: Flying home, To Jimmy and Jeannie from Brother Illinois Jacquet.
Sweets Edison and Illinois Jacquet
Publicity photo of Sweets Edison, holding his trumpet, with Illinois Jacquet, playing his saxophone; Jacquet is seated in a chair and facing toward the left; Edison is also seated and facing forward and looking directly at the camera; both men are in hats., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text at bottom of photo recto: Sweets Edison / Illinois Jacquet; includes inscription on photo face: Flying home, To Jimmy and Jeannie from Brother Illinois Jacquet.
Taking a break
Ironman Harris at his drum set while below and to the side of him are seated Dinky Morris, Clora Bryant, and Curtis Peagler; Morris has his saxophone and is wearing a red beret as is Peagler; Peagler also is wearing red suspenders and sunglasses; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Thad Jones speaking into a microphone
Thad Jones speaking into a microphone he's holding with one hand while onstage at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; he's wearing a sweater and dark hat and is turned to 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: 7510-145-15.
Three jazz Women
Jeannie Cheatham, Melba Liston, and Clora Bryant seated and posing together for a photo; all facing the camera and smiling; other people can be seen in the background., 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, Melba Liston, Clora Bryant, three jazz Women , photo: Jimmy Cheatham.
Three men in jumpsuits
Three unidentified white men in blue jumpsuits, each covered in advertising patches; a bar is behind them; 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.
Toddler on the couch
Toddler girl in pigtails wearing all white clothes and shoes seated on a couch next to a blanket; likely the Cheatham's daughter Shirley., 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Toddler playing drums
Unidentified toddler seated at Ironman Harris' drum set and holding drumsticks; Harris is standing behind him; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Trumpet player
Unidentified African American trumpet player holding two trumpets (one in each hand) on his lap; seated and turned to the left with his head turned to face the camera., 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two unidentified men with Clora Bryant and Rickey Woodard
Two unidentified African American men seated at a table across from Clora Bryant and Rickey Woodard at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago; the unidentified elderly man on the left is wearing a light blue beret and the other man is wearing a red beret and is likely a musician performing with the Cheathams et al., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified double bassist
Unidentified white double bassist on stage; cymbals and sound equipment are seen around him; on Harbor Island, San Diego., No date; likely 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified emcee at the microphone
Unidentified bald man, possibly acting as an emcee, on stage in front of a microphone and wearing a bright, pea green, jacket; various instruments are seen around him including a blue drum set, double bass, and a trombone; the man is facing the right of the photo., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified trumpet player
Unidentified African American trumpet player on stage; Dinky Morris and his saxophone can be seen behind him; on Harbor Island, San Diego., No date; likely February 1985., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified trumpet player
Unidentified African American trumpet player on stage with other musicians, one with his back to the camera, including an unidentified African American double bassist; half of a man in the audience is seen on the left hand side of the photo; on Harbor Island, San Diego., May 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso gives date of May 1985.
Various artists
Composite photo of four other publicity photos: Gatemouth Brown playing guitar ; Frank Wess playing clarinet ; Hank Crawford with saxophone ; Plas Johnson playing sax ; all were guest artists with Sweet Baby Blues Band., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
View of a performance
View from above of the Jazz Band performing at the University of Wisconsin--Madison; shows the stage from behind and the audience in front of the stage., 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 numbering on verso: 7510-147-37.
View of the Jam Session from behind the audience
View of the stage during the Jam Session from amongst the audience; seen are Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Jimmy Noone, Jr. and other musicians with two people seated at a small table in front of the stage; at Harbor Island Jam Session in 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.
View of the Jam Session from behind the audience
View of the stage during the Jam Session from amongst the audience; seen are Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Jimmy Noone, Jr. and other musicians with two people seated at a small table in front of the stage; at Harbor Island Jam Session in 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.
View of the Sweet Baby Blues Band on stage
Photo of the Sweet Baby Blues Band performing on stage taken from deep in the audience; the backs of a portion of the audience is seen along with a sign hanging overhead directing people to the gift shop, restroom etc.; at the Blue Note in New York City., 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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