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.
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 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.
Buck Clayton and Vic Dickenson with musicians at the airport
Vic Dickenson standing with Buck Clayton and an unidentified group of people, including a man at a drum kit and a trombonist at the airport in Dunedin, New Zealand., March 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Manufacturer's date on photo border: MAY 64.
Buck Clayton performing with Charles Thompson and others
Sir Charles Thompson, Buck Clayton, Franklin Skeets [that is, Skeete], Jackie Williams and Buddy Tate performing on a carpeted stage., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Charles Thompson, Buck, Franklyn Skeets, Jackie Williams, Buddy Tate.
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 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 with jazz trio
Buck Clayton performing with Bobby Donaldson and an unidentified pianist; above them is a poster advertising the IBM 632., 1958.0, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck Clayton, Gus Johnson in conversation
Gus Johnson speaking with Buck Clayton at a party., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buck playing trumpet
Buck Clayton playing trumpet next to an unidentified drummer who's face is covered at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Buck with Benny Goodman Waldorf Hotel, N.Y.C. ; Stamped photographer credit on verso: Photography by Popsie [address and phone] Please credit.
Clayton on stage
Buck Clayton playing a muted trumpet with an unidentified drummer on stage., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Harry James' reenactment
Publicity photo of Harry James performing a trumpet solo in a reenactment of the Benny Goodman Orchestra's 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert for the film "The Benny Goodman Story"; Buck Clayton is seated next to James in the band., 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note attached to verso: 1803-98 The Benny Goodman Story Universal-International; Harry James re-creates his famous trumpet solo on Shine, a musical highlight of the re-enactment of Benny Goodman's great Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert of 1938 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.
In a recording studio
Buck Clayton, Stan Getz (tenor sax), Gene Krupa (drums), George Duvivier (bass) and Urbie Green (trombone) performing in a recording studio; Hollywood, California; likely as part of the soundtrack for The Benny Goodman Story., August 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.
Jackie Williams and Buck Clayton having a drink
Buck Clayton, drink in hand, seated with an unidentified man below a dart board. Jackie Williams standing to Buck's right, drink in hand., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
One of Buck Clayton's drummers, Jackie Williams
Jackie Williams, smiling, facing right, upper body shot only. He is wearing a dark suit and tie and appears to be leaning on a counter., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Playing with Harry Sheppard's band
Buck Clayton performing with Harry Sheppard's band; Harry Sheppard, vibraphone, Joe Kane (?), piano and unidentified drummer and double bassist., 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: Sylvette Photographers [address and number]; Photographer's logo stamped in gold on photo recto.
Shadows
Sam Woodyard, drums, Walter Page, bass, and Buck Clayton, trumpet, performing on stage with Clayton throwing a large and striking shadow against a wall., 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: Shadows; (Sam Woodyard?), Walter Page, Clayton.
Steve Allen as Benny Goodman
Publicity photo of Steve Allen (as Benny Goodman) performing with the band in a reenactment of the 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert; Buck Clayton is standing and playing trumpet., 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Steve Allen mimed playing the clarinet to prerecorded Benny Goodman numbers; 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.
With Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey
Benny Goodman performing with Tommy Dorsey, Buck Clayton and Budd Johnson and others at the Waldorf-Astoria in 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: Benny Goodman, (Tommy Dorsey?), Clayton ; Stamped photographer credit on verso: Photography by Popsie [address and phone] Please credit.