Advertising a Basie performance
A sign at an unidentified venue advertising a performance of the Count Basie Orchestra with Pearl Bailey., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck Clayton and Count Basie hugging
Buck Clayton hugging Count Basie; New York., 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck Clayton and company
Count Basie standing with Dicky Wells, Buddy Tate, Buck Clayton, Jo Jones, Freddie Green and Earle Warren in Harlem, New York., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Basie reunion: Dickie Wells, Buddy Tate, Clayton, Freddie Green, Earle Warren, Basie, Jo Jones; includes Popsie's photographer stamp.
Buck Clayton and friends
Buck Clayton with Freddie Green, Count Basie and Harry Edison all standing beside a car in Geneva, Switzerland., September 1979?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamp on verso: Raymond Rè, Av. Ernest Hentsch 4, 1207 Geneve, [telephone symbol] 36 50 52; handwritten on verso: Freddie Green, Clayton, Basie, Eddie -- [illegible].
Buck Clayton with Count Basie
Count Basie with Buck Clayton in white hat and sunglasses., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Basie; photographer's stamp on verso: Photographed by Nancy Elliott.
Buck Clayton, Harry Sweets Edison, and Count Basie relaxing on the streets of Nice, France
Count Basie standing on the sidewalk with Harry "Sweets" Edison and Buck Clayton, laughing; Nice, France., No date; likely 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Buck is wearing checked pants with a white belt and a polka dot tie. Count Basie is unusually casual with an unbuttoned shirt over a t-shirt.
Count Basie
Portrait of Count Basie., 1982.0, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's label on attached on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address] and handwritten date: 1982.
Count Basie
Portrait of Count Basie from the shoulders up; looking upwards and to the right; wearing a suit and tie., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Jay Andersen.
Count Basie and Nancy Elliott
Count Basie seated with a cigarette in front a dressing room mirror in which Nancy Elliott can also be seen taking the photo., 1982?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's label attached to verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address, phone number].
Count Basie hamming it up with Buck Clayton, Esme Sarnoff, and John Hammond
Buck Clayton, Esme Sarnoff and John Hammond laughing while Count Basie hams it up., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie performing
Count Basie seated at a piano. Likely Jo Jones on drum set behind Count Basie., No date; likely 1930s or 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie with Harry Sweets Edison
Count Basie and Harry "Sweets" Edison performing on stage at the Apollo Theater., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Count Basie on stage Apollo Theater ; handwritten note: Sweets Edison.
Count Basie with a cigar
Portrait of Count Basie smoking a cigar., 1982?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photography by Nancy Elliott [address and phone number].
Count Basie with a white hat
Count Basie wearing a white hat; head only and facing the camera., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's label on verso: Hans Harzheim [address and phone number].
Count Basie's band
Buck Clayton performing with the Basie band, Basie on piano, on a stage with a large drawing of a show girl behind them., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Harry Rossner, candid photographer, 116 ave. c, b'klyn, n.y.
Jazz greats on the street
Buck Clayton standing outside with Freddie Green, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Count Basie and Clark Terry in Geneva, Switzerland., September 1979?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamp on verso: Raymond Rè, Av. Ernest Hentsch 4, 1207 Geneve, [telephone symbol] 36 50 52; handwritten on verso: Freddie Green, Clayton, Clark Terry, Harry Sweets Edison, Count Basie.
Older Count Basie
An older Count Basie in a tuxedo., No date; likely between 1981 and 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Outside the Paramount
Evening shot of the neon signs of the Paramount Theatre marquee in Times Square advertising performances by Count Basie & Band, Sister Tharpe and a showing of the film Say it in French starring Ray Milland, Olympe Bradna and Mary Carlisle., 1938.0, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Outside the Paramount
Evening shot of the neon signs of the Paramount Theatre marquee in Times Square advertising performances by Count Basie & Band, Buck & Bubbles, Sister Tharpe and a showing of the film Say it in French starring Ray Milland, Olympe Bradna and Mary Carlisle., 1938.0, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: WBCC #676 B. Clayton.
Playing in Count Basie's band
Buck Clayton performing with the Count Basie's band., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: J.K.P. foto ; photo face signed by Count Basie.
Young Count Basie
Portrait of a young Count Basie in a suit and tie; facing a little to the left., No date; likely 1930s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.