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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.
Benny Goodman playing clarinet
Benny Goodman playing clarinet, eyes closed; photo taken from in front and slightly below., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Benny Goodman; Photographer's label on verso: Hans Harzheim [address and phone number].
Buck Clayton Benny Morton and others
Buck Clayton, trumpet with: Benny Morton, Jack Butler, Mezz Mezzrow, Max Kaminsky, Eddie Barefield, Cliff Jackson with microphone and the man seated on the far left is Milt Buckner., 1946?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck Clayton and Mezz Mezzrow in Paris
Mezz Mezzrow and Buck Clayton performing in front of a crowd in Paris, France., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., With newspaper clipping titled "Les Artistes Americains de Jazz au 'New Orleans'" attached on verso.
Buck Clayton and Pee Wee Russell
Buck Clayton watching Pee Wee Russell play clarinet., May 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Pee Wee Russell ; Developer's stamp on verso from Kodak gives date of May 68.
Buck Clayton performing with Melba Liston and others
Walter Page, double bass, (likely) Ernie Caceres, clarinet, Charlie Persip, drums, Melba Liston, trombone, Buck Clayton, trumpet performing on stage., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Walter Page (bass), Charlie Persip (drums).
Buck Clayton playing on stage with Pee Wee Russell
Buck Clayton playing trumpet on stage with Pee Wee Russell and unidentified bass player seen., No date; likely late 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Clayton, Pee Wee Russell ; 103-19.
Buck Clayton playing with Eddie Condon's band
Buck Clayton performing in a club with Eddie Condon's Band; seen are Eddie Condon, guitar, Leonard Gaskin, bassist, Herbie Hall, clarinet, likely George Wettling, drums, Cutty Cutshall, trombone, and likely Gene Schroeder, piano., August 26, 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Eddie Condon's Band, Clayton, Pops Foster 8/26/59 ; WBCC #204.
Buck Clayton solo during filming
Publicity photo of Buck Clayton performing a trumpet solo during filming for The Benny Goodman Story; Steve Allen (as Benny Goodman) is standing at the head of the band and members of the audience can be seen., 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.
Buck Clayton with Mike White's Imperial Jazz Band
Buck Clayton with members of the Mike White Imperial Jazz Band at the Basin Street Club; Toronto, Ontario, Canada., No date; likely 1963, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: (Toronto) Canada - Basin Street Club, Mike White Imperial Jazz Band.
Buck Clayton with Zoot Sims and others
Al Cohn, Buck Clayton, Zoot Sims, Budd Johnson and Buddy Tate performing together., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: unidentified, Buck, Zoot Sims, unidentified, Buddy Tate.
Buck Clayton with ensemble on stage
Trummy Young[?], Sidney Bechet, Buck Clayton, Dicky Wells[?], Benny Morton, George Wettling, Pops Foster, Joe Marsala, Max Kaminsky and an unidentified group of musicians performing on stage., 1945?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten notes on verso: 2 copies of [unreadable]; Eddie [possibly Ennis?] [unreadable] c/o Eddie Condon's 47 W. 3rd New York City + B[unreadable] ; 194[5] ; Europe: Sidney Bechet, Clayton, Dickie Wells; 452-3.
Buck Clayton, Mezz Mezzrow and Big Chief Russell Moore performing
Buck Clayton playing trumpet with Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow, clarinet and probably Big Chief Russell Moore, trombone behind Buck and not clearly seen, in Zürich, Switzerland, 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: 10.
Buck Clayton, Pee Wee Russell and Vic Dickenson
Pee Wee Russell playing clarinet with Buck Clayton and Vic Dickenson talking nearby with their instruments in hand., No date; likely late 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Pee Wee Russell, Clayton, Vic Dickenson.
Claude Bolling, Maxim Saury, Alain Bouchet, and Jacques Médecin
Jacques Médecin standing behind a microphone with Maxime Saury and Alain Bouchet., Approximately 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Barefield with his clarinet
Eddie Barefield on stage holding his clarinet with Mae Barnes and a partial view of a pianist to Barefield's right while on the Art Ford Show., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten label on verso: Eddie Barefield, Mae Barnes, Art Ford Show.
Filming the Benny Goodman Story
Publicity shot showing the filming crew and audience as Steve Allen (as Benny Goodman) performs with the band in a reenactment of the 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert for The Benny Goodman Story; included on trumpet is Buck Clayton., 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note attached to verso: 1803-P45 The Benny Goodman Story Universal-International.. Aisle seat for cameras: Two Technicolor cameras are in the audience as Benny Goodman's historic 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert is re-enacted for the Benny Goodman Story. A Technicolor screen biography of the man who made America's most exciting music, the Universal-International film co-stars Steve Allen in the title role and Donna Reed as his wife; 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.
Herbie Hall playing clarinet
Herbie Hall on clarinet, facing left, with blurry images of other musicians playing behind him., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten label on verso: Herbie Hall.
Jimmy Rushing and Buck Clayton on stage
Jimmy Rushing singing into a microphone; with Buck Clayton, Pee Wee Russell, Jack Lesberg, Dick Cary[?]; possibly in Melbourne or Osaka., 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jimmy Rushing, Clayton; stamped on verso: A060.
Maxim Saury with his arms around Alain Bouchet and Buck Clayton
Maxim Saury standing with his arms around Alain Bouchet and Buck Clayton., 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mezz Mezzrow playing clarinet
Mezz Mezzrow, Buck Clayton, Gene Sedric, Red Richards and Big Chief Moore performing on stage., 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: Mezz Mezzrow / Buck Clayton / Gene Sedric / Big Chief Moore.
On stage with Pee Wee Russell
Buck Clayton playing trumpet next to Pee Wee Russell on clarinet during a performance; possibly in Melbourne or Osaka., 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: Pee Wee Russell, Clayton ; stamped on verso: A060.
Pee Wee Russell being filmed for the WNTA-TV 13 TV Show "Art Ford Jazz Party"
Pee Wee Russell being filmed for the Art Ford Jazz Party Show on WNTA-TV 13 with WNTA-TV 13 employee, Nancy Elliott in the foreground; Newark, New Jersey., September 25, 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Label on back: Art Ford Show Crew, Nancy Elliott (Foreground) Pee Wee Russell (Right) Newark New Jersey.
Performing before an audience
Bud Freeman, Buck Clayton, Ralph Sutton and an unidentified group of musicians performing before an audience., No date; likely between 1961 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Playing at a party
Buck Clayton playing trumpet at a party in front of a woman with a drink, a little girl, and a man; an unidentified clarinet player is next to Buck., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Roy Eldridge with Jim Maxwell and others
Roy Eldridge speaking into a microphone with Jimmy Maxwell playing trumpet and an unidentified clarinetist., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address and phone number] c1982 Not to be published without written permission.
Roy Eldridge with Jim Maxwell and others
Roy Eldridge speaking into a microphone with Jimmy Maxwell, trumpet, and unidentified musicians on clarinet and trombone., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photographed by Nancy Miller Elliott [address and phone number] c1982 Not to be published without written permission.
Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow and others
Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow, clarinets, Jack Butler, trumpet, and Wilbur DeParis, trombone., 1946?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow.

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