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Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Jay McShann
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Jay McShann sitting in the audience at Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Both are sitting in the center, behind two women. They are smiling and looking at the stage on the left. Other people are sitting around the stage as well. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., September 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee sitting with Dorothy Donegan and an unidentified woman at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Al "Delightful De" Bartee sitting with Dorothy Donegan and an unidentified woman at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is wearing a black suit. The two women are looking at the camera and smiling., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee talking with Dorothy Donegan
Al "Delightful De" Bartee talking with Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel. Both are sitting on a purple plush couch and smiling. Bartee is wearing a black suit jacket and vest. Donegan is wearing a Chanel hat., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee with Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Al "Delightful De" Bartee standing next to Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Both are looking up and smiling. Bartee is wearing a black suit jacket and vest. Donegan is wearing a Chanel hat., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience sitting at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified man wearing a brown sweater is playing a white piano in the corner. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., March 1994, 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.
Belinda Womack at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Belinda Womack singing at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Womack is wearing a black dress with gold jewelry. She has a tag that reads "Total Jazz Experience / Tampa Bay Jazz Association." An unidentified man is playing piano behind Womack. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard and Marcellus Lee at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard and Marcellus Lee at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is standing in the center, wearing a blue suit and laughing. Lee is standing on the right, wearing a blue suit and looking at Kynard. Others are sitting in front. A table with refreshments is in the back., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ben Kynard and Oliver Todd at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard and Oliver Todd at an event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Kynard is standing and looking to the right. He is wearing a blue suit and smiling. Todd is standing in the back near a union banner. He is wearing a suit jacket and looking to the side. Others are sitting in the hall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Crow with Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Betty Crow with Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Crow is sitting on the right, wearing a red suit and black scarf. Donegan is wearing a Chanel hat. Both women are smiling at the camera., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Big Joe Turner performing
Big Joe Turner performing at a show. He is playing piano while looking up toward a microphone. He is wearing a suit and closing his eyes while smiling., 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.
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.
Big John Amaro at the Levee Bar & Grill
Big John Amaro playing a keyboard at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified bass player and Tommy Ruskin playing drums are in the background. Amaro is singing while he plays. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., February 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 G. Moore, Jr., and Oliver Todd at the Elder Statesmen Awards
Billy G. Moore, Jr., and Oliver Todd at the Elder Statesmen Awards in Kansas City, Missouri. Moore is looking down at Todd and smiling while placing a hand on his shoulder. They are standing in front of other people sitting and standing while talking., August 21, 1992, 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 and Russ Godbey at the Levee Bar & Grill
Billy Meynier and Russ Godbey at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Meynier is looking down while playing a keyboard. Godbey is closing his eyes while playing saxophone. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the wall., October 26, 1991, 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 Branstetter and Joe Cartwright at the Levee Bar & Grill
Bob Branstetter and Joe Cartwright performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Branstetter is looking to the side while playing bass. Cartwright is playing a keyboard. Other people are sitting in front of the stage including Jay McShann who is to the right of Cartwright. 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.
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 Wilson Trio at an unidentified venue
Bob Wilson Trio performing at an unidentified venue. From left to right: an unidentified man playing drums, Bob Wilson playing piano, and an unidentified playing guitar. They are wearing plaid jackets. Wilson is looking forward at the camera., 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. Glare is reflecting off the original photo.
Bram Wijnand and Tommy Ruskin performing
Bram Wijnand and Tommy Ruskin performing at an unidentified venue. Wijinand is playing piano while looking at Ruskin who is playing drums., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bram Wijnand and Tommy Ruskin smiling for a photo
Bram Wijnand and Tommy Ruskin smiling for a photo. Bram is placing his hand on the shoulder of Ruskin. They are standing in the corner of a room with white halls., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bram Wijnand at the 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival
Bram Wijnand performing at the 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. He is sitting at a piano on stage while looking down., August 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bram Wijnand singing while playing piano at the Levee Bar & Grill
Bram Wijnand singing while playing piano at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He is looking down at the keyboard. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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