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Joe Lammond with microphone
Joe Lammond, President and CEO of NAMM, holding a microphone to his mouth at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; a drum set and other instruments are seen behind 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.
John Stephens playing saxophone
John Stephens in a black trilby with red band playing saxophone 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.
Kamau Kenyatta and Bob Boss
Kamau Kenyatta, piano and Bob Boss, guitar, playing at a reception in the lobby at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Boss is standing on the far side of the piano and looking forward at the camera and Kenyatta is seated and facing the right of the photo., 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.
Lake view
View out over a lake to the other shore, possibly in Akron, Ohio; trees and a few houses can be seen along the shoreline., 2/21/05, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on post-it note attached to photo: LCT this image is on disc (w/out ink spot); post-it note from University of Texas Press noting the figure number (2) and job title (Cheatham); developer's stamp on verso: 0403750, H 5x7_008, LJ Photo & Imaging, DCD6175, 02/21/05.
Little Mattie Fields
Little Mattie Fields in a grey sweatshirt and holding her bag; seated and facing the camera, smiling., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: To Sam from Mammy. She don't like this picture. I don't know why; [half-sister and assistant to Big Mama Thornton].
Little Mattie Fields
Little Mattie Fields in a white dress and necklace facing the camera and smiling., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on label on verso: Little Mattie Fields.
Louis Taylor and Jeff Clayton
Louis Taylor playing saxophone into a microphone with fellow saxophonist Jeff Clayton behind him; on stage during "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.
Louis Taylor and John Stevens
Louis Taylor (alto saxophone) with John Stephens seen behind him, both performing 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.
Louis Taylor playing saxophone
Louis Taylor playing saxophone 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.
Louis Van Taylor, Rickey Woodard, Richard A. Reid, and Charles Owens
Four photos on one sheet of members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band (Louis Van Taylor and Rickey Woodard, saxophones, Richard A. Reid, double bass, and Charles Owens, clarinet)., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed names on border: Louis Van Taylor, Rickey Woodard, Richard A. Reid; printed text on border: The New Sweet Baby Blues Band, Charles Owens.
Louis van Taylor playing saxophone
Louis Van Taylor playing saxophone at Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; wearing all black and facing the right side of the photo., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie; Louis Van Taylor.
Louis van Taylor, Nolan Smith, Richard Reed performing
Louis Van Taylor (saxophone), Nolan Smith (trumpet), and Richard Reid (double bass), performing together at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; they facing the left of the photo except for Reid who is looking toward the right and is partly hidden by Smith., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie.
Mary Lou Williams
Promotional portrait of Mary Lou Williams looking to the upper left of the photo wearing a patterned shirt., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Mary Lou Williams--CTSImages.
Mary Lou Williams playing piano
View from the side of Mary Lou Williams playing piano (facing the right) with a chorus of Women singers, including Jeannie Cheatham, behind her; also seen is an unidentified African American male drummer., 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: ©1976 J. Kelemen.
Melba Liston portrait
Portrait of Melba Liston holding her trombone and wearing a flowing silk robe; facing forward and looking at the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed on photo's lower right hand corner: Love, Melba.
Men with djembes
Four unidentified African American men in traditional African dress seated in a row with large djembe drums at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mike Price playing trumpet
Mike Price on stage playing trumpet and using a mute during a performance at the Cheatham Jam Session in San Diego in 1983; unidentified double bassist is partially seen seated behind him as well as part of a drum set, various mutes, and a mostly empty glass of brandy., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Mike Price performing at the Cheatham Jam Session San Diego, CA 1983.
Monica Ball at the podium
Monica Ball reading adulatory letters about Jeannie Cheatham at the podium with a microphone in front of her at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Ball is turned to the left of the photo; behind is a sign reading Jeannie Cheatham & the Sweet Baby Blues 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.
Monica Ball, Claudia Russell and Grace Bell
Monica Ball speaking with emcee Claudia Russell and photographer Grace Bell at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Russell is in the center and Ball and Bell are on either side of her looking across to each other; all are laughing and Bell is holding a camera., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Music Maker of the Year award
Music Maker of the Year Award shaped like a clef note in red or copper; a vase of flowers as a centerpiece sits next to it; 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.
Nolan Shaheed and others performing
Nolan Shaheed (trumpet), George Bohanon (trombone), Jeff Clayton (tenor sax), Louis Taylor (clarinet), and John Stephens (baritone sax) performing together on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; all wearing black and standing side by side; heads of various members of the audience can be seen in the foreground., 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.
Nolan Shaheed playing trumpet
Nolan Shaheed playing trumpet and using a mute on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; other musicians can be partially seen around 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.
Nolan Shaheed, Drew Cady and Jeannie Cheatham
Jeannie Cheatham pointing at a sheet of paper and discussing it with Nolan Shaheed and Drew Cady; a part of a microphone is in front of them; 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.
Nolan Smith Shaheed, Ernie Fields Jr., Herman Riley, and Marshall Hawkins
Four photos on one sheet of members of the Sweet Baby Blue Band (Nolan Smith Shaheed, trumpet, Ernie Fields Jr., clarinet, Herman Riley, saxophone, and Marshall Hawkins, double bass); all shown with their instruments except for Nolan Smith., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: The New Sweet Baby Blues Band, Nolan Smith Shaheed, trumpet, Ernie Fields Jr, Herman Riley, Marshall Hawkins.
Nolan Smith and Charles Owen performing
Nolan Smith (trumpet) performing with Charles Owne (saxophone) in the Palace Bar of the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; both are facing to the left of the photo with Owen being closest to the camera; a sign reading "Palace Bar" is hanging above them., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie.
Nolan Smith and Richard Reid performing
Nolan Smith (trumpet) performing with Richard Reid (double bass) at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; Smith is smiling as he plays and is looking at the camera; Reid is looking up at the camera over the rims of his glasses., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie; Nolan Smith, Richard Reid.
Nolan Smith playing trumpet
Nolan "Shaheed" Smith playing trumpet at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; he's looking downward and facing the camera; behind him partial views of other musicians are seen., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie.
Nolan Smith playing trumpet
Nolan Smith playing trumpet at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; facing the camera and wearing a red tie; various framed photos are on the wall behind him., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie; Nolan Smith [Shaheed].

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