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Al Bartee and Duke Samuels with an unidentified man at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Duke Samuels with an unidentified man at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is sitting at a piano wearing a brown suit jacket and vest. Samuels is wearing a gray jacket and embracing the unidentified man while smiling., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Al "Delightful De" Bartee playing drums at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is looking to the side and is wearing a brown jacket., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Pearson at Jardine's
Al Pearson performing at Jardine's on Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He is playing trumpet on the right, next to an unidentified man playing trumpet and an unidentified person off camera playing bass. They are on a stage in front of a wall with a trumpet and saxophone mounted on the wall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Angela Hagenbach and Bob Bowman at the City Light Jazz Club
Angela Hagenbach and Bob Bowman performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Hagenbach is looking to the side and smiling while singing into a microphone in her hand. Bowman is playing bass directly behind her. They are on a stage in front of a white wall with the club logo., July 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Angela Hagenbach and Bob Branstetter at the City Light Jazz Club
Angela Hagenbach and Bob Branstetter performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Hagenbach is looking to the left and singing into a microphone in one hand. Branstetter is playing bass in back while looking at music. 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.
Angela Hagenbach and Bob Branstetter at the City Light Jazz Club
Bob Branstetter and Angela Hagenbach performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Branstetter is playing bass while looking down. Hagenbach is looking up and smiling while holding a microphone. 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.
Band practice at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Band practice at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Unidentified musicians are sitting in three rows playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet. Duke Samuels is sitting in front, wearing a gray jacket, looking at the rehearsal., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Band practice at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Band practice at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Unidentified musicians are sitting in three rows playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet. Jay McShann is at the piano on the left. Duke Samuels is sitting to the right of McShann., 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.
Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson and Eddie Saunders at Obsessions Night Club
Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson and Eddie Saunders performing at Obsessions Night Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Anderson is playing trumpet while looking up. Saunders is sitting down while playing electric bass. They are on a stage cluttered with other instruments., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Bill Cain's Trilogy Big Band at the Drum Room
Bill Crain's Trilogy Big Band performing at the Drum Room on Baltimore Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Three rows of musicians are performing trumpets, trombones, and saxophones. The rhythm section is performing on the left, partially behind a woman in front. The third row left to right: Stanton Kessler, Bob Harvey, Gary Richmond, Jay Sollenberger, and Dr. David Aaberg . The second row left to right: Dan Stromm (partially hidden) and Bob Koester. The first row left to right: Bill Carin who is standing while playing, Jim Vandel, Paul Haar, Greg Briggs, and Steve Herold. The rhythm section features James Jeffley playing bass, Dr. Thomas Morgan playing drums, and Wayne Hawkins playing piano., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bill Cain's Trilogy Big Band at the Drum Room
Bill Crain's Trilogy Big Band performing at the Drum Room on Baltimore Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Three rows of musicians are performing trumpets, trombones, and saxophones. The rhythm section is performing on the left, partially behind a woman in front. The third row left to right: Stanton Kessler, Bob Harvey, Gary Richmond, Jay Sollenberger, and Dr. David Aaberg . The second row left to right: Dan Stromm (partially hidden) and Bob Koester. The first row left to right: Bill Carin who is standing while playing, Jim Vandel, Paul Haar, Greg Briggs, and Steve Herold. The rhythm section features James Jeffley playing bass, Dr. Thomas Morgan playing drums, and Wayne Hawkins playing piano., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bill Crain's Trilogy Big Band at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival
Bill Crain's Trilogy Big Band performing at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Three rows of musicians are playing trumpets, trombones, and saxophones. A rhythm section on the left are playing piano, bass, and drums. They 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.
Billy Meynier and James Albright at Majestic Steak House
Billy Meynier and James Albright performing at Majestic Steak House on Broadway in Kansas City, Missouri. Meynier is playing keyboard while looking down and to the side. Albright is smiling and looking to the left while playing electric bass. They are on a stage in front of people sitting in chairs., 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Billy Meynier at Majestic Steak House
Billy Meynier performing at Majestic Steak House on Broadway in Kansas City, Missouri. He is looking forward while playing a keyboard behind James Albright playing bass., 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Bowman and Rod Fleeman at the City Light Jazz Club
Bob Bowman and Rod Fleeman performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is closing his eyes while playing bass. Fleeman is partially off camera playing an acoustic guitar. They are standing on a stage in front of poster displays of jazz album covers., October 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Bowman and Rod Fleeman at the City Light Jazz Club
Bob Bowman and Rod Fleeman performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is looking down while playing bass and Fleeman is looking down while playing an acoustic guitar. They are standing on a stage in front of poster displays of jazz album covers., October 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Bowman and Sharon Thompson at Plaza III
Bob Bowman and Sharon Thompson performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is looking forward while playing bass. Thompson is looking up while singing into a microphone in her hand. They are playing on a stage in front of people sitting at tables. The club logo is painted on the back wall., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Bowman and Sharon Thompson at Plaza III
Bob Bowman and Sharon Thompson performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is playing bass while looking back. Thompson is looking to the left and while singing into a microphone in one hand. They are on a stage in front of people sitting at tables. The club logo is painted on the back wall., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Bowman and Sharon Thompson at Plaza III
Bob Bowman and Sharon Thompson performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is playing bass behind Thompson. Thompson is looking forward and pointing with one hand while singing into a microphone in the other hand. 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.
Bob Bowman at Jardine's
Bob Bowman performing at Jardine's on Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He is looking to the side while playing bass. He is on a stage in front of a wall with several mounted instruments., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Bowman at Plaza III
Bob Bowman performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is closing his eyes while playing bass. He is wearing a white shirt and patterned tie and is standing 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.
Bob Branstetter and Russ Long at the Sunset Grill
Bob Branstetter and Russ Long performing at the Sunset Grill on Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Kansas. Branstetter is playing bass while looking down at music. Long is playing a keyboard. They are on a stage behind amplifiers., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Branstetter and Wayne Ruppenthal at Jardine's
Bob Branstetter and Wayne Ruppenthal performing at Jardine's on Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Branstetter is playing bass while looking forward. Ruppenthal is playing trumpet. They are on a stage in front of a wall with doors and windows. A trombone and saxophone are mounted on top of the wall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Watson at an unidentified venue
Bobby Watson performing at an unidentified venue. He is playing saxophone on stage in front of an unidentified bass player. Watson is wearing a checkered shirt., No date; likely between 1995 and 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Color photograph of a black and white photo originally on the wall of the Mutual Musicians Foundation.
Carmell Jones at Jardine's
Carmell Jones performing at Jardine's on Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He is playing trumpet while facing left and closing his eyes. An unidentified man is playing bass in back. They are on a stage in front of a wall with several windows and a mounted painting., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chauncey Downs Orchestra at Fairyland Park
Chauncey Downs Orchestra performing at Fairyland Park on Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The musicians are on stage in a band shell with a cloth background. The musicians are wearing black tuxedos and are playing piano, bass, drums, trumpets, and saxophones. The musicians on the right are standing or sitting behind shells with a 'V' painted on the front., No date; likely between 1995 and 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Color photograph of a black and white photo originally on the wall of the Mutual Musicians Foundation.

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