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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.
Al Pearson at Plaza III
Al Pearson performing at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. He is looking up while playing trumpet into a microphone., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Pearson rehearsing
Al Pearson rehearsing at an unidentified venue. He is playing trumpet on the left with two unidentified musicians. They are all reading from music on stands while sitting., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Pearson rehearsing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Al Pearson rehearsing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Pearson is standing and playing trumpet while an unidentified musician looks up at him. 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.
Army band at an unidentified venue
Army band performing at an unidentified venue. From left to right: Cal Gould playing trombone, Connie Newton playing trumpet, Ed Stafford playing trumpet, Louis Hull playing trumpet, and Paul Roberts playing trombone., 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.
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. Al Pearson is sitting in the back row, second from left, with a number of unidentified musicians., 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. Henry Hoard is playing saxophone in the front row, far left. Unidentified musicians are sitting in three rows playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet., 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.
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., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, 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.
Big John Amaro and an unidentified musician
Big John Amaro and an unidentified musician at an event. Amaro is playing a keyboard and singing into a microphone. The other musician is playing trumpet and looking to the side. They are in a room with white walls and trellis decorations., October 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Big John Amaro and an unidentified musician
Big John Amaro and an unidentified musician at an event. Amaro is playing a keyboard behind the other man who is playing trumpet and looking to the side. They are in a room with white walls and trellis decorations., October 1991, 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 Cain'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, off-camera. 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. People are sitting at tables in front of the stage., 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.
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 Shew and Gary Foster at the Sunset Grill
Bobby Shew and Gary Foster performing at the Sunset Grill on Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Kansas. Shew is playing flugelhorn while looking to the right. Foster is playing saxophone while looking down. They are on a stage in front of microphones., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Shew at the Sunset Grill
Bobby Shew performing at the Sunset Grill on Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Kansas. He is looking down while playing flugelhorn into a microphone., February 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Carmell Jones with an unidentified big band at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival
Carmell Jones performing with an unidentified big band at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Jones is playing trumpet with a mute into a microphone. He is wearing a gray suit and is standing in front three rows of musicians playing trumpets, trombones, and saxophones. 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.
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.
Count Basie Orchestra at an unidentified venue
Count Basie Orchestra performing at an unidentified venue. From left to right Count Basie playing piano, Rodney Richardson playing bass, Jimmy Rushing singing into a microphone on a stand, Shadow Wilson playing drums, George Dorsey playing alto saxophone, Preston Love playing alto saxophone, Karl George playing trumpet, Buddy Tate playing tenor saxophone, Ed Lewis playing trumpet, J.J. Johnson playing trombone, Snooky Young playing trumpet, Rudy Rutherford playing baritone saxophone, and Harry Edison playing trumpet. All the musicians on the right are sitting behind bandstands labeled with the band logo. Everyone is wearing suits., 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.
Diane "Mama" Ray, Big John Amaro, and an unidentified man
Diane "Mama" Ray, Big John Amaro, and an unidentified man performing at an event. Ray is looking to the side and smiling while holding a microphone in her hand. Amaro is sitting at a keyboard in back. The unidentified man is playing trumpet to the side., October 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dizzy Gillespie hugging an unidentified woman
Dizzy Gillespie hugging an unidentified woman. Gillespie is smiling and wearing a t-shirt with stripes on the arm., 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. Photo autographed by Gillespie.
Duck Warner at Jardine's
Duck Warner performing at Jardine's on Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He is playing trumpet while closing his eyes. He is on a stage in front of a wall with large windows., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Saunders and Rusty Tucker at Obsessions Night Club
Eddie Saunders and Rusty Tucker performing at Obsessions Night Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Saunders is singing into a microphone in one hand and holding a saxophone in another hand. Tucker is looking down while holding a trumpet., 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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