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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.
Bryan Hicks and Russ Long at the Levee Bar & Grill
Bryan Hicks and Russ Long at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Hicks is playing bass and looking backwards. Long is singing into a microphone while playing a keyboard. Various trinkets and pictures 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.
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: 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 Crown Center
Jazz musicians performing at the Crown Center on Grand Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Vince Bilardo playing drums, Marion Hopkins looking up while holding a microphone, and Russ Long playing piano. 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 Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Lisa Henry holding a microphone while singing, Bryan Hicks playing bass in back, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. 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.
Jazz musicians at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Lisa Henry holding a microphone while singing, Bryan Hicks playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. 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.
Jazz musicians at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Kim Park playing saxophone, Bob Branstetter in back playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., 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 Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Kim Park playing saxophone, Bob Branstetter in back playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., 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 Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Kim Park playing saxophone, Bob Branstetter in back playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., 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 Sunset Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Sunset Grill on Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, Kansas. From left to right: Russ Long playing a keyboard, Bobby Shew playing trumpet, Bob Branstetter playing bass in the back, and Gary Foster playing saxophone. They are on a stage with music stands and microphone stands., February 1994, 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: two unidentified staff members wearing blue shirts, Bob Kindred holding a saxophone, Junior Mance standing with his hands in his pockets, Eldar Djangirov wearing a suit and holding his hands together, Tamir Hendelman wearing a suit with his hands by his side, Russ Long standing next to the piano, and Bob Bowman standing behind the piano., 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: Paul Smith wearing a white jacket and standing, Alan Broadbent playing piano, Russ Long standing behind the piano, an unidentified man standing behind Long, and Dan Barrett partially off camera playing trombone. They are on stage in front of a gray curtain. People are standing in front of the stage taking photographs., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Bryan Hicks singing into a microphone while playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. There is a jar for tips on the piano. Others are sitting around the stage. Various trinkets and pictures 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Bryan Hicks looking down while playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. There is a jar for tips on the piano. Others are sitting around the stage. Various trinkets and pictures 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Bryan Hicks singing into a microphone while playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. There is a jar for tips on the piano. Various trinkets and pictures 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: an unidentified man playing drums, Bryan Hicks playing bass, Jackie Anderson singing into a microphone in her hand, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. A jar for tip money is on the piano. Others are sitting around 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: an unidentified man playing drums, Bryan Hicks playing bass, Jackie Anderson holding a microphone, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. A jar for tip money is on the piano. Others are sitting around 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin looking down while playing drums, Bryan Hicks looking to the side while playing bass, Jim Mair playing saxophone, an unidentified man behind Mair, and Russ Long looking up while playing piano. A jar for tips is on the piano. Others are sitting in front of the stage. Various pictures and trinkets are 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums (partially off camera), Bryan Hicks looking down while playing bass, Dean Stringer playing saxophone, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. A jar for tip money is on the piano. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the wall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Dean Stringer looking to the side while holding a saxophone, Tommy Ruskin closing his eyes while playing drums, Bryan Hicks looking to the side while playing bass, an unidentified man playing guitar, and Russ Long looking down while playing keyboard. A jar with tip money is on the keyboard. 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.
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill
Jazz musicians performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Tommy Ruskin playing drums, Bryan Hicks singing into a microphone while playing bass, and Russ Long playing a keyboard. 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.

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