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"Great Day in Harlem"
"A Great Day in Harlem": Art Kane portrait of fifty-seven jazz musicians in Harlem; Harlem, New York., 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Count Basie, piano; Gigi Gryce, saxophone; Hank Jones, piano; Eddie Locke, drums; Horace Silver, piano; Luckey Roberts, piano; Maxine Sullivan, vocals; Jimmy Rushing, vocals; Joe Thomas, trumpet; Scoville Browne, clarinet; Stuff Smith, violin; Bill Crump, reeds; Coleman Hawkins, saxophone; Rudy Powell, saxophone; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Sahib Shihab, saxophone; Marian McPartland, piano; Lawrence Brown, trombone; Mary Lou Williams, piano; Emmett Berry, trumpet; Thelonious Monk, piano; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Milt Hinton, bass; Lester Young, saxophone; Rex Stewart, trumpet; J.C. Heard, drums; Gerry Mulligan, saxophone; Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Greer, drums; Jimmy Jones, piano; Miff Mole, trombone; Jay C. Higginbotham, trombone; Charles Mingus, bass; Jo Jones, drums; Gene Krupa, drums; Osie Johnson, Max Kaminsky, trumpet; George Wettling, drums; Bud Freeman, saxophone; Pee Wee Russell, clarinet; Ernie Wilkins, saxophone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Sonny Rollins, saxophone; Benny Golson, saxophone; Art Farmer, trumpet; Wilbur Ware, bass; Hilton Jefferson, saxophone; Art Blakey, drums; Chubby Jackson, bass; Johnny Griffin, saxophone; Dickie Wells, trombone; Buck Clayton, trumpet; Taft Jordan, trumpet; Zutty Singleton, drums; Red Allen, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone.
1986 Conneaut Lake Jazz Festival performers
Among other unidentified musicians are likely: Back row: top left, Bob Haggart; 4th from left, Bud Freeman; 5th from left, Ray McKinley; 6th from left, George Van Eps; 7th from left, Buck Clayton; 3rd from right Eddie Miller; at the 1986 Conneaut Lake Jazz Festival, Pennsylvania., 1986, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note to the right of the photograph, "The 1986 Conneaut Lake Jazz Festival Thanks for coming, Buck, Joy & Emmy [Baugate]"
A visit with Angela Lascelles, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Freeman, Buck Clayton and Gerald Lascelles
Dizzy Gillespie seated with Bud Freeman, Buck Clayton, Gérard Lascelles and the back of Angela Lascelles; Paris, France., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
After hours session
Publicity photo of Steve Allen (as Benny Goodman), Buck Clayton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa performing with members of the band in a basement jam session on a small stage as part of the film The Benny Goodman Story., 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text printed on photo border: Printed in U.S.A c. 1955, Universal Pictures Company Inc. Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction, Any other use, including television, prohibited.
Alix Combelle seated by Buck Clayton
Alix Combelle seated to the right of Buck Clayton listening to an unseen person., 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Andy Kirk and Buck Clayton
Andy Kirk with Buck Clayton at a Local 802 meeting., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Angela Lascelles, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Freeman, Buck Clayton, and Gerald Lascelles smiling for the photograph
Angela Lascelles, sitting on the arm of a couch, smiling, with Dizzy Gillespie, in sunglasses, waving at the photographer, seated with Bud Freeman, Buck Clayton, holding a trumpet, and Gérard Lascelles seated on the other arm of the couch; Paris, France., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Arnvid Meyer and Buck Clayton
Buck Clayton with trumpeter Arnvid Meyer in Aalborg, Denmark., April 24, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Aalborg, Denmark 24. April likely 1969
At Candice's graduation
Buck and Pat Clayton seated in the auditorium at their daughter Candice's graduation., 1970?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
At Carnegie Hall
Shot of Buck Clayton and ensemble, (likely Milt Hinton on bass and Jo Jones on drums), from behind while playing Carnegie Hall in New York City; possibly the performance of April 9, 1954 with Mel Powell and his All Stars., April 9, 1954, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Carnegie Hall.
At the Crawdaddy Room
Buck Clayton, speaking into a microphone with Jackie Williams, drums, and Chuck Folds, piano, at the Crawdaddy Room., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Jackie Williams, Chuck Folds, Buck, Crawdaddy Room.
At the Loop Lounge in Cleveland
The Buck Clayton Quartet performing at the Loop Lounge (Kelly Martin, drums ; Buck Clayton, trumpet ; Milt Hinton, bass ; likely Bud Powell, piano)., February 1956, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's logo on border of photo: James A. Joyce, photographer, Cleveland, Ohio ; 2nd copy of photo has newspaper ad from the Loop Lounge announcing the engagement glued to the front.
At the Parthenon
Bull Moose Jackson standing with John Phillips, David Burns, Buck Clayton and Jackie Williams in front of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece., Late April, early May 1977, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Bull Moose Jackson / John Phillips / David Burns / Clayton / Jackie Williams.
At the Parthenon
Bull Moose Jackson standing with John Phillips, David Burns, Buck Clayton and Jackie Williams in front of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece., Late April, early May 1977, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: David Burns, Bull Moose Jackson, Jackie Williams, John Phillips.
At the Parthenon
Bull Moose Jackson standing with John Phillips, David Burns, Buck Clayton and Jackie Williams in front of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece., Late April, early May 1977, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: John Phillips, Jackie Williams, Buck, Bull Moose Jackson, David Burns.
At the bar with Rosetta
Buck Clayton at the bar with, possibly, jazz historian Rosetta Reitz, in Geneva, Switzerland; a long-haired bartender is seen in the background., 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: XII/25.
At the bar with Rosetta
Buck Clayton at the bar with, possibly, jazz historian Rosetta Reitz, 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: XII/26.
Banquet in Nice, France
Buck Clayton and Jean Marie Masse dining with members of the Hot Club of Limoges in Nice, France on the occasion of the club's anniversary., July 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Barney Moss and Buck Clayton at Connolly's Star Dust Room
Barney Moss wearing a camera and holding a flash with Buck Clayton holding his trumpet standing outside of Connolly's Star Dust Room with Buck Clayton on the marquee; Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts., June 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Basie Alumni Band tour group
Basie Alumni Band tour group standing behind the tour bus in Switzerland. From left to right: Ed Lewis, Preston Love, Buck Clayton, Freddie Green, Harry Edison, Haywood Henry and Joe Newman kneeling., January 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Webster plays
Ben Webster playing saxophone with Buck Clayton in his military uniform seated behind him along with Leonard Gaskin, Tiny Grimes, and an unidentified group of musicians., 1944?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Ben Webster.
Ben Webster saxophone solo
Ben Webster playing a saxophone solo; with Buck Clayton, trumpet, Henri Chaix, piano, Isla Eckinger, bass, Romano Cavicchiolo, drums, and Alain du Bois, guitar, during a concert in Baden, Switzerland on June 3rd, 1967., June 3, 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Roger Kaysel, Fotograf, [phone symbol] 056/85 19 19, Lätten, CH-5413 Birmenstorf.
Ben Webster watches Buck
Buck Clayton playing trumpet with Ben Webster looking on and smiling in Antwerp, Belgium., June 16, 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Ben Webster ; [partial text remains]: Werp Co 16/6/67.
Between takes
Buck Clayton seated in a recording studio; Vic Dickenson (in a hat) and another, unidentified man, are in the foreground., March 30, 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: Mel.
Bill Green and Buck Clayton
Buck Clayton with his trumpet to his mouth posing with Bill Green and his double bass., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Sigurd Greisen photographer [address and phone number]; Handwritten note on verso: w/ Bill Green New Brunswick, NJ.
Bill Green and Buck Clayton
Buck Clayton with his trumpet posing with Bill Green and his double bass., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Sigurd Greisen photographer [address and phone number].
Billie Holiday commemorative plaque at the Swing Street Dedication
Buck Clayton holding an plaque commemorating Billie Holiday, with Billy Taylor standing beside him behind the microphone on the stage at the Swing Street Dedication, New York., No date; likely between June 24 and 28, 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Rosengarden
Buck Clayton speaking to Bobby Rosengarden seated behind his drums; Buck is barely in the frame., September 13, 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Manufacturer's date on verso: Sept 1976, 76 Bicentennial.

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