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.
Buck Clayton and Harry Edison
Buck Clayton with Harry Edison 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.
Buck Clayton and friends
Harry Edison, Buck Clayton, Jo Jones, Nancy Miller Elliot and Freddie Green seated together 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: II/04 Clayton, Jo Jones, Freddie Green.
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 and, likely, Harry "Sweets" Edison remember the days
Buck Clayton speaking with likely Harry "Sweets" Edison., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck Clayton conducting
Buck Clayton conducting an orchestra with Nat Pierce on piano, Frankie Capp on drums, Harry Edison and Al Aaron on trumpets, and from left to right sax players are Buddy Tate, Preston Love, Earl Warren, Pinky Williams., 1982.0, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: former members of the Basie Band? Freddie Green, Buddy Tate, Clayton; photographer's label attached to verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address, phone number] c1982 Not to be published without written permission.
Buck Clayton talks with friends in Nice, France
Buck Clayton sitting at a table speaking with likely Ben Webster and next to Harry Sweets Edison and an unidentified men, Nice, France., July 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck Clayton with Harry Edison
Buck Clayton standing with his arm around Harry Edison outside beside a car., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry Edison; photographer's stamp on verso: Photography by Nancy Elliott [address and phone number].
Buck Clayton with Harry Edison
Harry "Sweets" Edison seated with Buck Clayton., September 13, 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry "Sweets" Edison; Manufacturer's date on verso: Sept 1976, 76 Bicentennial.
Buck Clayton with Harry Sweets Edison, Ray Brown, and one other man
Buck Clayton, dressed casually and holding a sandwich, standing together with Harry Sweets Edison, Ray Brown, and another, unidentified, man., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry Sweets Edison, unidentified, Ray Brown, Buck; photographer's label on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address] ©1982 Not to be published without written permission.
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.
Buck Clayton, Joe Williams, and Harry Edison
Buck Clayton, standing, with seated Joe Williams and Harry Edison in some sort of festival tent or booth., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's label on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address and phone number] ©1982 Not to be published without written permission; handwritten note on label: Joe Williams, Harry Edison.
Buck Clayton, Joe Williams, and Harry Edison
Joe Williams seated with Harry "Sweets" Edison and Buck Clayton on a bench; Buck is looking at the camera, Joe and Harry and sharing a joke., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's label on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address and phone number] ©1982 Not to be published without written permission.
Buck Clayton, Nat Pierce, Harry Edison, and Jean-Pierre Vignola
Buck Clayton seated outside of a restaurant, possibly in France, Quebec or Switzerland, with Nat Pierce, Harry "Sweets" Edison and Jean-Pierre Vignola; everyone looking forward at the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Nat Pierce, Harry Edison.
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.
Harry "Sweets" Edison
Portrait of Harry Sweets Edison wearing a checkered jacket and white turtle neck; facing left., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Harry "Sweets" Edison
Harry "Sweets" Edison seated at a dressing room vanity and turned to face the camera; his trumpet is on the table in front of him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry Sweets Edison; Photographer's label on verso: Hans Harzheim [address and phone number]; handwritten on label: Vic Dickenson.
Harry Edison and Jimmy Knepper
Harry Edison seated with Jimmy Knepper during a recording session., September 13, 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry "Sweets" Edison, Jimmy Knepper; Manufacturer's date on verso: Sept 1976, 76 Bicentennial.
Harry Edison and Jimmy Knepper playing
Harry Edison on trumpet with Jimmy Knepper on trombone during a recording session., September 13, 1976, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry "Sweets" Edison, Jimmy Knepper; Manufacturer's date on verso: Sept 1976, 76 Bicentennial.
Harry Edison, Jean-Pierre Vignola, and Buck Clayton in England
Harry "Sweets" Edison standing with Buck Clayton and Jean-Pierre Vignola; London, England., Late 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Harry Sweets Edison
Harry Sweets Edison., 1982?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Harry Sweets Edison; photographer's label on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address and phone number] c1982, not to be published without permission.
Harry Sweets Edison and Snookie Young
Harry "Sweets" Edison and Snookie Young on stage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped number on verso: C15.
Harry Sweets Edison and Snookie Young
Harry "Sweets" Edison and Snookie Young playing trumpets on stage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped number on verso: C15.
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.
band sitting around a table
Joe Newman, John Darville, Zoot Sims, Vic Dickenson, Marvin Hannibal Peterson, Earle Warren, Harry Sweets Edison, and an unidentified woman sitting around a table., August 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.