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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 Curtis Peagler posing for a photo with friends
Jeannie Cheatham and Curtis Peagler posing with three unidentified people (white man, white woman, African American man) all with arms around one another and looking at the camera., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 George Bohanon
George Bohanon, trombonist, standing with Jeannie Cheatham for a photo at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both facing the camera 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 Henry Lee
Jeannie Cheatham with Henry Lee, President of the Museum of Making Music's Advisory Board; during "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both looking at the camera 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 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 Richard Reid
Jeannie Cheatham seated with Richard Reid and posing for a photo while at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are looking slightly up at the camera., 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 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 and ensemble on stage
Jeannie Cheatham on stage playing piano with unidentified musicians at Harbor Island Jam Session, San Diego; a few members of the audience can be seen from behind., 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with three unidentified men at an unknown event; all with arms around each other and facing the camera; all wearing name tags., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham and others
Jeannie Cheatham with Don Shirley, Leotha Stanly, Carmen Lundy, and Geri Allen posing for a photo; all facing the camera and smiling; at the Mary Lou Williams Centennial., October 2, 2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., [Mary Lou Williams Centennial] Attached to photo: Mary Lou Williams Mass: ; handwritten on photo border: Don Shirley, vocalist Carmen Lundy, Jeannie Cheatham, producer Leotha Stanly, pianist Geri Allen, Oct 2 2010.
Jeannie Cheatham and others at the program honoring her
Drew Cady and Jeannie Cheatham with five other people setting up for "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Jeannie and Drew are standing by her piano and most others have their backs to the camera., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham and others on stage
Partial view of Jeannie Cheatham playing piano at the right of the photo, with a partial view of an unidentified double bassist and drummer Ironman Harris performing; 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 Cheatham arm in arm with Sippie Wallace and Big Mama Thornton
Jeannie Wallace (right), standing arm in arm on stage with "Big Mama" Thornton (center), and Sippie Wallace (left); Thornton and Wallace both are wearing hats; Cheatham and Thornton are both looking at something to the left; unidentified, white bassist and parts of other musicians seen behind them; 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., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie Cheatham at a book signing
Jeannie Cheatham at a book signing; standing at a lectern with a microphone and flipping through a copy of her autobiography; bookshelves are seen behind her; she is looking to the side and pointing at someone., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham at a book signing
Jeannie Cheatham at a book signing; standing at a lectern with a microphone and flipping through a copy of her autobiography; bookshelves are seen behind her., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham at a party
Jeannie Cheatham in a red outfit and hat seated next to a standing white man in glasses and carrying a plate of food; a cabinet is behind them with family portraits on the top., December 5, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Date stamp on verso of photo: 05DEC06.
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
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano with a microphone set up next to her; side view of her 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 playing at piano with a microphone in front of her; she has a glass of brandy (likely) and sheet music in front of her; she's facing the right of the photo and her eyes are closed; various people can be seen watching her in the background, at Harbor Island in San Diego., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Signed in gold colored ink on photo: Bill Miller.
Jeannie Cheatham holding the award
Jeannie Cheatham with microphone holding her Music Maker of the year award shaped like a clef note 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 in a red dress
Jeannie Cheatham in a red dress posing for the book jacket to her book "Meet me with your Black Drawers On" against a plain red background., August 2, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's stamp on verso: 4512850, Cheatham Book 8x10G; 2026003; LJ Photo & Imaging, DCD6175, 08/02/05.

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