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Arch Martin soloing on trombone at the Levee Bar & Grill
Arch Martin soloing on trombone at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Carmell Jones is standing on the left, looking at Martin. Kevin Mahogany is holding a microphone for Martin. Tommy Ruskin is in back playing drums. Gerald Spaits is playing bass in back. Ned White is holding a saxophone and walking off stage. Other people are sitting in front of the stage. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carmell Jones soloing on trumpet at the Levee Bar & Grill
Carmell Jones soloing on trumpet at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Other musicians on stage from left to right: Arch Martin (partially off camera) holding a trombone, Tommy Ruskin in back playing drums, Kevin Mahogany holding a microphone for Jones, and Gerald Spaits playing bass. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Claude Williams at the City Light Jazz Club
Claude Williams performing at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. He is closing his eyes while playing the fiddle. George Spaits is playing bass partially off camera on the left. They are 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.
Four jazz musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Four jazz musicians performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Gerald Spaits, Jay Leonhart, Bob Bowman, and John Clayton playing basses on a stage. They are on a stage in front of a dark curtain with the festival logo. The audience is sitting in several rows facing the stage., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gerald Spaits and Joe Cartwright at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Gerald Spaits and Joe Cartwright performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. Spaits is standing in back playing bass. Cartwright is sitting at the piano and smiling while playing. An unidentified man is standing behind the piano. They are on stage in front of a dark curtain., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at an unidentified venue
Jazz musicians performing at an unidentified venue. From left to right: Gerald Spaits playing electric bass, Danny Embrey playing electric guitar while looking at Spaits, Angela Hagenbach singing into a microphone on a stand, and Doug Auwarter playing drums. They are on a stage in front of a dark curtain., 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: Richard Ross (partially off camera) playing drums, Gerald Spaits smiling while playing bass, and Russ Long playing piano. They are 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.
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: Richard Ross playing drums, Gerald Spaits playing bass, and Russ Long playing piano in the back. They are 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.
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: Mary Moore closing her eyes and looking up while singing into a microphone in her hand, Gerald Spaits playing bass behind Moore, Claude Williams looking to the side while playing fiddle, and Russ Long looking at Moore while playing piano. They are 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.
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: Gerald Spaits looking to the side while playing bass, Russ Long playing piano in the back, and Claude Williams closing his eyes while playing fiddle. They are on a stage in front of poster displays of jazz album covers. Other people are sitting in front of the stage watching the musicians., October 1991, 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: Gerald Spaits playing bass, Mary Moore turning away from the camera while singing into a microphone in her hand, and Claude Williams closing his eyes while playing fiddle. They are on a stage with dark lighting., October 1991, 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: Gerald Spaits playing bass, Claude Williams playing fiddle, and Mary Moore closing her eyes while singing into a microphone in her hand. They are 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.
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: Richard Ross playing drums while looking down, Gerald Spaits playing bass, Claude Williams closing his eyes while playing fiddle, and Russ Long playing piano. They are 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.
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 Kansas City Spirit Festival
Jazz musicians performing on the Jazz Stage at the Kansas City Spirit Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: an unidentified man playing trombone, Gerald Spaits playing bass, and Milt Abel holding open a tent flap. They are on a stage under a white tent., 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 Spirit Festival
Jazz musicians performing on the Jazz Stage at the Kansas City Spirit Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. Gerald Spaits is playing bass on the right with three unidentified musicians. They are on a stage under a white tent., 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 Spirit Festival
Jazz musicians performing on the Jazz Stage at the Kansas City Spirit Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. Gerald Spaits is playing bass on the right with three unidentified musicians. They are on a stage under a white tent., 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: Gerald Spaits standing with his arms folded, Eldar Djangirov playing piano, John Clayton, Jr, looking around the piano, Bob Bowman playing bass, Jay Leonhart standing behind bowman, Danny Embrey playing guitar, Jackie Williams playing drums, and Jeff Hamilton looking to the right. They are on stage in front of a gray curtain. Three people are standing near the stage taking photographs., 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: Rebecca Parris holding a microphone, Bob Kindred holding a saxophone while looking at Parris, Eldar Djangirov playing piano, and Gerald Spaits playing bass. 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: Gerald Spaits playing bass, Bob Bowman behind Spaits, Lynn Seaton wearing a suit, Danny Embrey playing guitar, and Tommy Ruskin playing drums. They are on a 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: Russ Long standing in front of the piano, Jackie Williams playing drums, Rebecca Parris singing, Gerald Spaits playing bass, and Danny Embrey playing guitar. They are on a 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: Rebecca Parris singing into a microphone, Russ Long standing next to a piano, Jackie Williams playing drums in back, and Gerald Spaits playing bass. 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: Tamir Hendelman looking forward while smiling, Russ Long standing next to the piano, Bob Bowman behind the piano, Gerald Spaits playing bass, Danny Embrey playing guitar, Rebecca Parris singing, Tommy Ruskin playing drums, and Rod Fleeman standing against the back wall. Two men are taking photographs at the front of the wall., 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: Junior Mance looking to the left while smiling, Gerald Spaits looking to the left while holding his hands to his chest, Tamir Hendelman facing the right, Bob Kindred looking to the right while smiling, Rebecca Parris moving in front of a microphone, Eldar Djangirov playing piano, Bob Bowman playing bass, Danny Embrey playing guitar, and Jay Leonhart. 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: Bob Kindred holding a saxophone, Junior Mance facing to the right, Gerald Spaits standing in back, Eldar Djangirov playing piano, Tamir Hendelman standing behind the piano, and Bob Bowman playing bass. They are on stage in front of a gray curtain. Two people are standing near the stage taking photographs., 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: Bob Branstetter standing behind a piano, Gerald Spaits standing behind a piano, Bob Bowman standing playing bass, Dan Barrett playing trombone in front of Bowman, John Allred playing trombone while looking down, Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Gary Foster holding a flute and looking to the left, Bobby Shew playing trumpet, Danny Embrey playing guitar, and Bob Kindred playing saxophone. They are on a stage in front of a gray curtain., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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