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Betty Crow at Plaza III
Betty Crow at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Crow is smiling and looking forward. Lori Tucker, Queen Bey, Sharon Thompson, Todd Strait, and Bob Bowman are playing on stage in the background. People are sitting at tables in front of the stage., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at Plaza III
Jazz musicians performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Lori Tucker singing into a microphone and smiling, Todd Strait playing drums in the back, Queen Bey looking at Tucker, Sharon Thompson looking at Tucker, and Bob Bowman playing bass behind Thompson. They are on a stage in front of a blank wall., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at Plaza III
Jazz musicians performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Lori Tucker looking up and to the left while holding a microphone in her hand, Todd Strait playing drums in back, Queen Bey smiling while looking to the right and holding her hands on her hips, Bob Bowman playing bass in back, and Sharon Thompson looking to the left and smiling. they are on a stage in front of a blank wall. People are sitting at tables in front of the stage., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at Plaza III
Jazz musicians performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Lori Tucker looking to the right while singing, Todd Strait playing drums in the back, Queen Bey looking to the left while singing, Bob Bowman playing bass in the background, and Sharon Thompson looking forward while smiling. They are on a stage in front of a blank wall. People are sitting at tables in front of the stage., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at Plaza III
Jazz musicians performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Bob Bowman playing bass, Todd Strait playing drums, Sharon Thompson wearing a pink jacket and standing in far back, Queen Bey wearing a black jacket and feather while singing into a microphone in her hand, and Lori Tucker facing away from the camera. they are on a stage in front of people sitting at tables., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at Plaza III
Jazz musicians performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Bob Bowman playing bass, Todd Strait playing drums, Queen Bey snapping with one hand while singing into a microphone, Sharon Thompson singing into a microphone, Lori Tucker standing partially off camera. They are on a stage in front of people sitting at tables., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Bob Bowman playing bass, Todd Strait playing drums in the far back, Gary Sivils sitting and looking away from the camera while playing trumpet, and Mike Metheny playing an electronic woodwind instrument. They are on a stage in front of a white wall painted with the club logo. Other people are sitting around the stage watching., June 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Bob Bowman playing bass, Todd Strait playing drums in the far back, Gary Sivils sitting and looking away from the camera, and Mike Metheny playing an electronic woodwind instrument. They are on a stage in front of a white wall painted with the club logo. Other people are sitting around the stage watching., June 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Gary Sivils sitting and holding a trumpet in his lap, Bob Bowman looking to the side while playing bass, Mike Metheny playing flugelhorn directly into a microphone, and Todd Strait playing drums in the background. They are on a stage in front of a white wall painted wit the club logo., June 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Bob Bowman playing bass, Gary Sivils looking away from the camera while playing trumpet, Todd Strait playing drums in back, and Mike Metheny playing flugelhorn directly into a microphone. They are on a stage in front of a white wall painted with the club logo., June 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Julie Turner looking forward while singing into a microphone with one hand, Lisa Henry smiling while closing her eyes and singing into a microphone in her hand, Karrin Allison looking at Turner while singing, Bob Bowman playing bass in back, and Todd Strait looking up while playing drums. Everett Devan and Diane "Mama" Ray are sitting are sitting in the audience with others in front of the stage. Ray is holding her hands up to clap while laughing. The musicians are on a stage in front of a white wall painted with the club logo., 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 City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Julie Turner facing right while singing, Lisa Henry facing forward while singing, Bob Bowman playing bass behind Henry, Karrin Allyson facing left while singing, and Todd Strait playing drums. All three singers are holding microphones in one hand. The musicians are on a stage in front of a white wall painted with the club logo., 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 City Light Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Paul Smith playing piano, Julie Turner looking at Smith while singing into a microphone in his hand, Bob Bowman playing bass, and Todd Strait is playing drums. Other people are sitting at tables around the stage watching the performers. The musicians are on a stage in front of a wall with poster displays of jazz album covers and painted with the club logo., 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 City Lights Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Rosetta Robinson looking to the left while singing and holding one hand in the air, Bob Branstetter playing bass in back, Angela Hagenbach looking to the left and smiling while holding a microphone, Todd Strait playing drums, and Millie Edwards looking to the left while singing into a microphone in her hand. They are on a stage in front of a white wall., 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 City Lights Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Lights Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Rosetta Robinson smiling while holding a microphone and looking to the right, Bob Branstetter sitting on a stool while playing bass in back, Angela Hagenbach holding a microphone while looking to the right and smiling, Todd Strait playing drums in back, and Millie Edwards singing into a microphone in her hand while leaning forward and closing her eyes., 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 City Lights Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Rosetta Robinson facing right while looking up and smiling, Millie Edwards in the center looking up and missing, Angela Hagenback facing left while singing into a microphone in her hand, and Todd Strait playing drums. They are on a stage in front of a white wall., 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 City Lights Jazz Club
Jazz musicians performing at the City Lights Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Bob Branstetter playing bass in back, Rosetta Robinson facing right and bending forward, Angela Hagenbach standing center with a microphone in her hand, Millie Edwards facing left and bending forward, and Todd Strait looking up while playing drums in back. They are on a stage in front of a white wall., 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 Kansas City International Jazz Festival
Jazz musicians performing at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Jay McShann playing piano partially off-camera, Gerald Spaits playing bass, Todd Strait playing drums, Sonny Kenner playing electric guitar, Almad Alaadeen holding a saxophone, and Al Pearson playing trumpet. They are wearing black tuxedos and are on a stage in front of a large banner with the festival logo., 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 Kansas City International Jazz Festival
Jazz musicians performing at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Jay McShann playing piano, Gerald Spaits playing bass, Todd Strait playing drums, Al Pearson playing trumpet, Sonny Kenner playing electric guitar, and Ahmad Alaadeen playing saxophone. They are wearing black tuxedos and are on a stage in front of a large banner with the festival logo., 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 Kansas City International Jazz Festival
Jazz musicians performing at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Gerald Spaits playing bass in the back, Todd Strait playing drums, Al Pearson standing in the back with a trumpet, Sonny Kenner playing electric guitar, and Ahmad Alaadeen standing in the back with a saxophone., 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 Topeka Jazz Festival
Musicians performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Jay Leonhart standing behind Ruskin, Jeff Hamilton wearing a suit, Todd Strait smiling while looking to the right, Tamir Hendelman standing behind Strait, Ken Peplowski looking to the left, Terry Gibbs playing vibraphone, Butch Miles standing behind Gibbs, and Bucky Pizzarelli playing guitar., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Musicians performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Todd Strait standing in back, looking to the left while smiling, Butch Miles leaning forward over a drum set, and Bucky Pizzarelli holding a guitar while sitting and looking back. They are on stage in front of a gray curtain., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Todd Strait playing drums, Jackie Williams standing behind Strait, Jeff Hamilton standing next to the drums and leaning forward, and Kenny Davern playing clarinet. They are on stage in front of a gray curtain., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Musicians performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Danny Embrey playing guitar, Jay Leonhart looking forward, Jackie Williams playing drums, Jeff Hamilton looking to the right, Ken Peplowski playing clarinet in front, Todd Strait standing behind Peplowski, Tommy Ruskin looking at Peplowski, and Terry Gibbs partially off-camera playing vibraphone., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Musicians performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Jay Leonhart playing bass behind a microphone stand, Tommy Ruskin standing in back, Jeff Hamilton standing behind the drum set, Todd Strait splaying drums, and an unidentified man standing in back. They are on stage in front of a gray curtain., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz singers at City Light Jazz Club
Jazz singers performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Julie Turner, Lisa Henry, and Karrin Allyson are facing forward while singing. Bob Bowman is playing bass and Todd Strait is playing drums behind them. They are all on a stage in front of a white wall painted with the club logo., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Todd Strait and Bob Bowman at The Phoenix
Todd Strait and Bob Bowman at The Phoenix on 8th and Central in Kansas City, Missouri. Strait is playing drums and looking up at Bowman who is playing bass. They are in front of a glass window with a neon sign that reads "Jazz"., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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