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Al Jarvis and Duke Ellington
Al Jarvis looking at music with Duke Ellington. Jarvis is holding music for "We'll Be Together Again" and looking down while Ellington looks at the music and smiles., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday sitting and looking over music. Holiday is wearing a jacket with a shoulder patch and a white hair wrap. Ellington is holding music and a pencil, wearing a plaid jacket., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Billie Holiday, Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, an unidentified man, and Duke Ellington
Billie Holiday, Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, an unidentified man, and Duke Ellington sitting at a studio table with KFW microphones. Holiday is wearing a coat and hair wrap, looking to the side. Dexter, Jarvis, and Ellington are looking at magazines on the table., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and Dave Dexter
Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and Dave Dexter looking over music on the piano. Ellington is sitting at the piano, wearing a pinstripe suit. Holiday is wearing a coat and hair wrap, looking down. Dexter is wearing a light suit jacket, leaning forward, and looking down., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, Eddie Condon, and Duke Ellington on "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, Eddie Condon, Duke Ellington, and an unidentified man posing during a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California. Dexter is standing in back looking forward. Condon is standing in back looking down. Jarvis is seated and holding papers at a table. Ellington is seated and looking at the papers Jarvis is holding., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington
Headshot from above of Duke Ellington holding clasped hands and looking up., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington
Headshot of Duke Ellington looking up and smiling. Ellington is wearing a white suit that nearly fades into the background., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of print.
Duke Ellington
Publicity photo of Duke Ellington looking forward and smiling while standing against a wall with hands in his pockets. Ellington is wearing a tuxedo with white tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mills Artists, Inc., 799 Seventh Ave., N.Y.
Duke Ellington and Al Jarvis
Al Jarvis and Duke Ellington seated at a table looking at music. Jarvis is holding the music in his hand., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn
Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington looking up, holding music, and smiling. Ellington is wearing a wide-brimmed hat. Strayhorn is wearing a striped tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington and Dave Dexter
Dave Dexter and Duke Ellington sitting at a table with KLAC microphones before a broadcast of "Can You Tie That." Dexter is leaning forward and looking to the side. Ellington is looking forward and smiling., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington and Dave Dexter
Dave Dexter standing over Duke Ellington while leaning forward and looking down. Ellington is sitting at the piano wearing a pinstripe suit and looking to the side., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington and Dave Dexter
Duke Ellington and Dave Dexter looking at music on piano in studio. Dexter is leaning over Ellington who is wearing a pinstripe suit and seated at the piano., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington and his orchestra
Headshot of Duke Ellington looking to the side. Ellington is wearing a dark suit and tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive Management: William Morris Agency, Inc.; New York, Chicago, London, Hollywood
Duke Ellington and his orchestra
Angled headshot of Duke Ellington looking to the side and smiling. Ellington is wearing a checkered jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive Management: William Morris Agency, Inc.; New York, Chicago, London, Hollywood
Duke Ellington and his orchestra
An angled headshot of Duke Ellington looking to the side and smiling. Ellington is wearing a checkered jacket and striped tie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Associated Booking Corp., Joe Glaser, President, New York, Chicago, Hollywood
Duke Ellington and his orchestra
Publicity photo from the side of Duke Ellington sitting at the piano with hands on the keys. Ellington is wearing a tuxedo., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of print., Exclusive Management: William Morris Agency, Inc.; New York, Chicago, London, Hollywood
Duke Ellington and his orchestra
Headshot of Duke Ellington turning slightly to the side and looking forward while smiling. Ellington is wearing a tuxedo with white tie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive Management: William Morris Agency, Inc.; New York, Chicago, London, Hollywood
Duke Ellington at piano
Duke Ellington sitting at the piano and looking up while smiling. Ellington is wearing a tweed jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Duke Ellington conducting
Side photograph of Duke Ellington conducting. Ellington is wearing a jacket and holding both arms up., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington in green room
Mirror reflection of Duke Ellington sitting in a green room. Ellington is sitting backwards on a piano bench looking forward and smiling., Copyright 1979; likely issued between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads: "Photo may be used only with reviews of Gottlieb books or exhibitions." NOTE: GOTTLIEB IMAGES ARE PUBLIC DOMAIN, EFFECTIVE 16 FEBRUARY 2010, IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS WILL
Duke Ellington playing outdoors
A side photograph of Duke Ellington playing piano in front of crowd outdoors., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington playing piano
A photograph from the side of Duke Ellington sitting at the piano with hands on the keys and smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; negative included with print.
Duke Ellington playing piano
A low angle photograph from the side of Duke Ellington playing piano in a studio. Ellington is looking up and to the side., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington seated at piano.
Duke Ellington sitting at a piano, facing away and to the side. Ellington is wearing a suit and wide-brimmed hat., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; negative included with print.
Duke Ellington smiling
Duke Ellington seated at the piano and playing while looking down. Ellington is wearing a sweater vest., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington wearing an overcoat
Duke Ellington facing forward and looking to the side while pointing. Ellington is wearing an overcoat. A crowd of people are seated in chairs in the background., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington wearing floral shirt
Duke Ellington photographed from the side wearing a floral shirt and looking up., November 22, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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