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"Butch" Stone, Saxophonist with Les Brown and his Orchestra
Headshot of "Butch" Stone looking up and to the side while smiling. Stone is wearing a black tuxedo and bowtie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: Music Corporation of America. London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas.
"Ordonians" dance band
"Ordonians" dance band on stage during a performance at an officer's club in India. Musicians shown include Frank Oakley sitting at the piano, Jimmy Whittaker standing with a double bass, Gordon Terks sitting at a drum set, and Ken Smith holding an alto saxophone. An unidentified man in military uniform is standing in front of the piano., January 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo inscribed to Dexter; description of band on back of photo.
"Pee Wee" Hunt
Illustration of "Pee Wee" Hunt featuring his head and upper chest. Hunt is looking forward and smiling, wearing a tuxedo and white bowtie., 1937, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Pee Wee" Hunt Casa Loma Orchestra
Publicity photo for "Pee Wee" Hunt and the Casa Loma Orchestra featuring a headshot of Hunt looking forward and smiling. Hunt is wearing a pinstripe suit and black tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1936, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo inscribed to Dexter; inscription date is July 25, 1936.
"Pee Wee" Hunt and Kenny Sargent
Casa Loma Orchestra band leaders "Pee Wee" Hunt and Kenny Sargent wearing dark suits and smiling. Hunt is standing on the left wearing glasses and Sargent is on the right., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
"Ship Ahoy" A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Rich, Red Skelton, and Eleanor Powell posed in a publicity shot for the film "Ship Ahoy." Dorsey is playing trombone while Rich and Skelton hold drum sticks. Powell is holding one leg up and to the side., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Tiny Hill" America's Biggest Band Leader
Publicity photo of Tiny Hill leaning forward and looking up to the side while smiling. Hill is wearing a light colored jacket and tie. A caption reads: Just a likeable guy with 350 lbs. of "Good Humor.", No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
"Wingy" Manone
"Wingy" Manone standing behind a table with radio equipment holding one hand to his ear while looking forward. Manone is wearing a trench coat and fedora., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Wingy" Manone
"Wingy" Manone holding music in front of a microphone and smiling. Manone is wearing a dark suit and patterned 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.
"Wingy" Manone
"Wingy" Manone singing into an overhead microphone while holding a trumpet in a studio. An unidentified clarinet player is in the background., 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.
"Wingy" Manone and Jack Teagarden
"Wingy" Manone playing trumpet and Jack Teagarden playing trombone on the roof of the Hotel Paso del Norte in El Paso, Texas., 1927, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Wingy" Manone and Nappy Lamare
Nappy Lamare playing guitar and "Wingy" Manone playing trumpet in a studio with microphones in the background and foreground. Lamare is looking back at Manone who is facing forward., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Wingy" Manone playing trumpet
"Wingy" Manone playing trumpet before an audience. Manone is standing on the stage in front of a chair and music stand, wearing a dark suit., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Wingy" Manone's Band
A group photo of "Wingy" Manone's Band in a recording studio. Seated (left to right) are Nappy Lamare, "Wingy" Manone, and Matty Matlock. Standing (left to right, in back) are Abe Lincoln, Jake Flores, Zutty Singleton, Stanley Wrightsman and Phil Stephens., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Four copies of photo; negative included with photo.
Abe Lyman and his Californians
Headshot of Abe Lyman looking to the side and smiling. Lyman is wearing a white suit jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Music Corporation of America, London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas.
Airto
Head and torso close-up publicity photo of Airto Moreira smiling face-forward and wearing sunglasses. His dark-colored shirt is open at a V angle revealing a necklace and chest hair., May 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Jarvis, Andy Russell, Art Linkletter, Johnny Mercer, and Dave Dexter
Andy Russell and Johnny Mercer sitting at a table with a KLAC microphone. Al Jarvis, Art Linkletter, and Dave Dexter standing in the back talking to each other., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Jarvis, Dave Dexter, and Stan Kenton
An unidentified man and Stan Kenton sitting at a table with a KLAC microphone. Al Jarvis an unidentified man, and Dave Dexter standing in the back looking forward., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Jarvis, Eddie Dein, Dave Dexter, Connie Haines, and Walter Rubsamen
Al Jarvis and Connie Haines sitting at a table with KLAC microphones. Eddie Dein, Dave Dexter, and Walter Rubsamen standing in back looking forward. The whole group is posing for photos before a broadcast recording of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Alan Cohen and Horace Heidt
Alan Cohen, Horace Heidt, and an unidentified man seated at a dining table holding ashtrays. Heidt is shaking hands with Cohen and all three are smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Alice Hammond Goodman, Benny Goodman, Mannie Sacks, and Art Ford in WNEW studio
Benny Goodman (second from left) takes over the mike from Art Ford, emcee of the WNEW "Milkman's Matinee" show, to start the ball rolling on "Benny Goodman Day" celebrated by the station in New York, July 24. Left to right: Mrs. Alice Hammond Goodman, Benny Goodman, Mannie Sacks, Columbia Records vice president in charge of artists and repertory, and Ford (from photo caption)., July 24, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Andy Russell
Andy Russell holding an unidentified crying child. Russell is looking forward and smiling, wearing a light colored jacket., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Andy Russell
Andy Russell wiping off with a towel while backstage at the Paramount Theatre in New York. Russell is looking to the side and smiling., July 8, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Andy Russell
Andy Russell wiping off with a towel while backstage at the Paramount Theatre in New York. Russell is looking forward and smiling., July 8, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Andy Russell
Publicity photo of Andy Russell leaning forward and looking up while smiling. Russell is wearing a tweed jacket and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photograph., White markings on photo for print transfer.
Andy Russell
Publicity photo of Andy Russell standing against a wall looking forward and smiling. Russell is wearing a black suit and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: General Amusement Corp. New York, Chicago, Hollywood, Cincinnati, London.
Andy Russell
Andy Russell leaning forward and looking to the side while smiling. Russell is wearing a dark suit jacket and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photograph., White markings on photo for print transfer.
Andy Russell and Bullets Durgom
Andy Russell looking down at his personal manager, Bullets Durgom, asleep in a crate backstage at the Paramount Theatre in New York., July 9, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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