Jazz musicians at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Musicians performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Danny Embrey holding a guitar, Jackie Williams playing drums, Jay Leonhart standing behind Williams, Jeff Hamilton standing against the wall, Butch Miles standing against the wall, Terry Gibbs playing vibraphone, Ken Peplowswki standing behind Gibbs, Tommy Ruskin standing against the wall, Bucky Pizzarelli sitting while playing electric guitar, and Harry Miller standing against the wall. They are all 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: 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: 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: 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: Lynn Seaton wearing a suit and looking to the left, Danny Embrey holding a guitar, Butch Miles smiling while looking to the left, and Tommy Ruskin. 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: 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 at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Jackie Williams standing behind Ruskin, Danny Embrey playing guitar while looking to the right, Dan Barrett holding a trombone and walking to the left, an unidentified man playing trombone, Bob Kindred facing the trombone player, Jeff Hamilton standing in back while smiling, and Bucky Pizzarelli playing guitar while sitting and looking up., 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: Tommy Ruskin standing with a drum stick in one hand, Jackie Williams standing behind the drum set, and an unidentified man playing drums. 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 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.
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 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 looking to the left, Danny Embrey playing guitar, Butch Miles smiling while looking to the left, and Tommy Ruskin standing on the side. 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 at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. From left to right: Karrin Allyson clapping in the background, Nancy King clapping with Allyson, Bob Kindred playing flute, Gerald Spaits playing bass, and Tommy Ruskin playing drums. 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.
Todd Strait and Tommy Ruskin at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Todd Strait and Tommy Ruskin at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. Ruskin is playing drums while Strait is setting up drum stands. An unidentified staff member is standing on the right. 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.
Tommy Ruskin and Jackie Williams at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Tommy Ruskin and Jackie Williams performing at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. Williams is playing drums while looking to the left. Ruskin is standing in back. Other unidentified musicians are playing bass and guitar partially off-camera., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy Ruskin and Ken Peplowski at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Tommy Ruskin and Ken Peplowski at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. Ruskin is standing in back wearing a floral shirt. He is looking forward and smiling. Peplowski is sitting at a drum set and smiling. His clarinet is on the ground to the left. They are on stage with other musicians., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.