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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 on the right. Tommy Ruskin is in back playing drums. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Bram Wijnands with an unidentified musician at the Levee Bar & Grill
Bram Wijnands with an unidentified musician at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Wijnands is playing a keyboard and the other man is playing a trombone. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buddy Tate and Al Grey at an unidentified venue
Buddy Tate and Al Grey performing at an unidentified venue. They are on stage and looking at each other. Tate is holding a saxophone and Grey is holding a trombone. They are both 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.
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.
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.
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.
Dan Barrett and Karrin Allyson at the Topeka Jazz Festival
Dan Barrett and Karrin Allyson at the Topeka Jazz Festival in Topeka, Kansas. Allyson is holding a beer bottle and is looking down and to the right. Barrett is holding a trombone and is facing the stage curtain., May 29, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
David Daahoud Williams at a house party
David Daahoud Williams performing with musicians at a house party. Williams is playing bass with unidentified musicians playing trombone and drums. They are in the corner of a room near an entrance with double doors., May 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Baker preparing to play trombone
Eddie Baker preparing to play trombone. He is holding the trombone near his face while looking forward. He is wearing a wool jacket., 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.
Female Orchestra Diva at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival
The Female Orchestra Diva at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Three rows of women are playing trumpets, trombones, and saxophones. One woman is standing and playing trombone. 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 name., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female Orchestra Diva at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival
The Female Orchestra Diva at the Kansas City International Jazz Festival at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Three rows of women are playing trumpets, trombones, and saxophones. One woman is standing and playing saxophone. 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 name., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female Orchestra Diva big band on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
The Female Orchestra Diva big band performing on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Three rows of women playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet are sitting behind bandstands with the band logo. Musicians on the left are playing piano, drums, and bass. One saxophonist is standing while playing. They are on a stage in front of a cityscape backdrop., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female Orchestra Diva big band on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
The Female Orchestra Diva big band performing on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Three rows of women playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet are sitting behind bandstands with the band logo. Musicians on the left are playing piano, drums, and bass. A man is playing vibraphone at the front of the stage. They are on a stage in front of a cityscape backdrop., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is very dark.
Female Orchestra Diva big band on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
The Female Orchestra Diva big band performing on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Three rows of women playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet are sitting behind bandstands with the band logo. Musicians on the left (off-camera) are playing piano, drums, and bass. A man is playing vibraphone at the front of the stage. They are on a stage in front of a cityscape backdrop., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is very dark.
Female Orchestra Diva big band on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
The Female Orchestra Diva big band performing on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Three rows of women playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet are sitting behind bandstands with the band logo. Musicians on the left (off-camera) are playing piano, drums, and bass. Four women are standing at the front of the stage playing saxophone. They are on a stage in front of a cityscape backdrop., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female Orchestra Diva big band on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
Side view of the Female Orchestra Diva big band performing on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Three rows of women playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet are sitting behind bandstands with the band logo. Musicians on the left are playing piano, drums, and bass. Four women are standing at the front of the stage playing saxophone. They are on a stage in front of a cityscape backdrop., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female Orchestra Diva big band on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
Side view of the Female Orchestra Diva big band performing on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Three rows of women playing saxophone, trombone, and trumpet are sitting behind bandstands with the band logo. Musicians on the left are playing piano, drums, and bass. One woman is standing in front playing trumpet. They are on a stage in front of a cityscape backdrop., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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