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Ahmad Alaadeen and Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen and Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Alaadeen is wearing a dark jacket and is smiling. Kynard is wearing a blue jacket and is facing Alaadeen while talking., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard and Joe Williams at a Jazz Ambassador's monthly meeting
Ben Kynard and Joe Williams at a Jazz Ambassador's monthly meeting at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City. Kynard is standing and holding a microphone while speaking. Williams is sitting on the right, looking at Kynard. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard and Marcellus Lee at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard and Marcellus Lee at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is standing in the center, wearing a blue suit and laughing. Lee is standing on the right, wearing a blue suit and looking at Kynard. Others are sitting in front. A table with refreshments is in the back., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard and Oliver Todd at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard and Oliver Todd at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is standing and looking to the right. He is wearing a blue suit and smiling. Todd is standing in the back near a union banner. He is wearing a suit jacket and looking to the side. Others are sitting in the hall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard and Ray Reed sitting outdoors
Ben Kynard and Ray Reed sitting outdoors on a stone wall. Kynard is wearing a white jacket and is looking forward and laughing while pointing at Reed. Reed is wearing a plaid shirt and holding a saxophone with a confused expression on his face., July 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Liberty Memorial Jazz Festival
Ben Kynard sitting in front of a large crowd at the Liberty Memorial Jazz Festival. People are sitting in lawn chairs and walking around. Kynard is leaning forward and smiling. Everyone is on a large lawn in front of the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is standing among audience members in a blue suit and tie. A table with refreshments is behind him., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard playing saxophone at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is closing his eyes while turning to the side and is wearing a tan jacket. Al "Delightful De" Bartee is playing drums in back and David Daahoud Williams is playing bass on the left (partially off camera)., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard playing saxophone at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is turning to the side and is wearing a tan jacket. Al "Delightful De" Bartee is playing drums in back (partially off camera)., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard playing saxophone at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is closing his eyes while turning to the side and is wearing a tan jacket. An unidentified woman is sitting in front of the stage., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard playing saxophone at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is turning to the side and is wearing a tan jacket. Al "Delightful De" Bartee is playing drums in back (partially off camera)., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard standing at the front of a rehearsal at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is wearing a blue track suit and is smiling at musicians off-camera. The back wall is covered in with photos of jazz bands and musicians., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard leading a rehearsal at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard leading a rehearsal at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Ronnie McFadden is playing saxophone on the left end of a row of saxophone players. Kynard is holding music and looking at the musicians. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard leading a rehearsal at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard leading a rehearsal at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. He is standing in front of a row of musicians playing saxophones. Everyone is looking at music or up at Kynard., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard speaking
Ben Kynard speaking at an unidentified venue. He is talking into a microphone in his hand. Claude Williams is sitting net to him partially off camera. They are on a stage in front of a blue wall., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard, Claude Williams, Dean Hampton and Dick Wright
Ben Kynard, Claude Williams, Dean Hampton, and Dick Wright at an unidentified venue. Hampton is standing in front speaking into a microphone in his had. The others are sitting on chairs on a stage in front of a blue wall., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard, Claude Williams, and Dick Wright
Ben Kynard, Claude Williams, and Dick Wright at an unidentified venue. Wright is speaking into a microphone in his hand. They are sitting on chairs on a stage in front of a blue wall., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz Ambassador's monthly meeting at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Musicians at a Jazz Ambassador's monthly meeting at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Claude Williams is sitting on the left, wearing a blue suit, and talking into a microphone. Ben Kynard is sitting on the right, wearing a gray suit. An unidentified man is sitting in the middle, wearing a blue suit. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz Ambassador's monthly meeting at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Musicians at a Jazz Ambassador's monthly meeting at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Joe Williams is holding a microphone and speaking. Claude Williams is sitting to the right of Joe and smiling. Ben Kynard is sitting on the right. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal
Jazz musicians at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Duke Samuels sitting and wearing a gray jacket, Ben Kynard sitting and wearing a blue hat while looking to the side, Jay McShann playing piano, and an unidentified man playing electric bass., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Crown Center
Jazz musicians performing at the Crown Center on Grand Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Gerald Spaits playing bass, Ben Kynard playing saxophone, an unidentified man playing drums, and an unidentified man playing trumpet. The back wall is covered in paisley wallpaper and the stage has red lighting., No date; likely between 1992 and 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Jazz musicians performing at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: David Daahoud Williams playing bass, Al "Delightful De" Bartee playing drums, and Ben Kynard playing saxophone. Other people are sitting in front of the stage watching., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Jazz musicians performing at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: an unidentified man wearing a plaid shirt, Ben Kynard holding a saxophone and speaking into a microphone in his hand, Claude Williams sitting with a violin and bow in the air, and David Daahoud Williams playing bass., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians rehearsing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Jazz musicians rehearsing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Ben Kynard is standing near the wall, wearing a blue plaid shirt, and holding a saxophone. An unidentified man is in front talking and holding a cigarette in one hand. Henry Hoard is wearing a red shirt and playing saxophone. Oliver Todd is sitting at a piano in the back. Two unidentified musicians are sitting on the right. The wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
John Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Hoard is wearing a black suit and looking forward. Kynard is wearing a blue suit and holding his hands in the air while facing Hoard. Both are smiling. An unidentified musician is standing on the right., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
John Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Hoard is wearing a black suit and looking forward. Kynard is wearing a blue suit and holding his hands in the air while facing Hoard. Both are smiling. An unidentified musician is standing on the right., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
John Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard with two unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard with two unidentified musicians at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Hoard is wearing a black suit and holding a reed in his hand. Kynard is wearing a blue suit and holding his hands in the air. Both are smiling and facing the other musicians., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
John Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard with unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Henry Hoard and Ben Kynard with unidentified musicians at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Hoard is wearing a black suit and standing on the left. Kynard is wearing a blue suit and standing second from left. Everyone is smiling and holding their hands in the air., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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