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Bob Ousley and Warren Durrett in a recording studio
Warren Durrett in a suit jacket facing profile, to the left of Bob Ousley who is looking off to the right. They are in a recording studio, with musicians seated in the background, a microphone among them, an isolation booth back to the right, and acoustic paneling on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley and Warren Durrett in a recording studio
Bob Ousley playing clarinet in a recording studio, slightly out of focus in the foreground. Warren Durrett is standing by a speaker, at a podium, looking down at his music. A trombonist is visible behind him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley holding his clarinet in a recording studio
Bob Ousley seated in a recording studio, looking off to the left, holding his clarinet upright in his left hand. There is sheet music on a ledge behind him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley playing the clarinet in a recording studio
Bob Ousley seated and playing the clarinet in a recording studio. A person is seated on either side of him, out of focus and obscured., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and an unidentified man in a recording studio
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, an unidentified man, and Patty Tucker in a recording studio, singing at a music stand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and three men in a recording studio
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and an unidentified man in a recording studio, singing at a music stand. Two other unidentified men stand to the right behind a microphone, and one man is staring at paper he is holding in his hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Christmas card of Warren Durrett and his orchestra
Photo of Warren Durrett in a black suit and tie, surrounded by the members of his orchestra in light colored suits. They are standing on the ground next to a Trans World Airlines airplane. Printed text below the photo reads "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," with an illustration of a bow and pine needles., No date; approximately 1945-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Contact sheet of the Warren Durrett Orchestra performing at Alameda Plaza
Contact sheet with ten images, numbered: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 (10 crossed out), 12 (11 crossed out), 12A. 3: Woman with fists clenched, singing into a microphone, in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra, seated and playing their music behind stands. 4: Warren Durrett at the piano with sheet music, a lamp, and a sign reading "Warren Durrett Orchestra." 5: Woman seated next to the piano, in front of the trombone section of the Warren Durrett Orchestra, one player standing. 6: Photo from behind of Warren Durrett seated at the piano, playing, facing his orchestra members. 7: Saxophone section (five members) standing up at their music stands and playing 8: Saxophone section standing up at their music stands and playing, with Warren Durrett and a microphone off to the left. 9: Close shot of saxophone section standing up at their music stands and playing. 11: Trumpet section (five members) seated at their stands and playing with mutes, bass player to the left. 12: Close shot of trumpet section seated at their stands and playing with mutes, bass player to the left. 12A: Clarinetist standing and playing, saxophonist seated to the right, woman singer and another player seated to the left., April 20, 1974, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four Noteables
Promotional photograph from the torso up of the Four Noteables. Warren Durrett and two unidentified men in black jackets and patterned ties, and Laura Webb wearing a light-colored coat. Text below reads: "The Four Noteables, featured with Warren Durrett and his orchestra.", No date; likely late 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four Noteables performing with the Warren Durrett orchestra
The Four Noteables performing on stage with the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Man, Laura Webb, Durrett, and another man, holding a trumpet, singing into two microphones in front of the band. There is a piano back to the left, and the band is seated in rows behind music stands. Visible instruments are drums, trombone, and saxophone., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Headshot of unidentified trombone player
Headshot of unidentified trombonist (without instrument) in a jacket and tie, wearing glasses and smiling at the camera., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jimmy Tucker and His Orchestra
Jimmy Tucker Orchestra performing on stage in front of a large curtain. Band members behind stands in two rows. Back row: flugelhorn, drums, double bass. Front row: baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, guitar (Jimmy Tucker; his stand has his name and a caricature of his face), piano., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jo Ann Tally headshot
Headshot of Jo Ann Tally with flower in her hair. Printed text below left reads: "JO ANN TALLY Featured with BOB STRONG and his Orchestra." Below right is MCA logo., No date; approximately 1946-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jo Ann Tally portrait
Full-body portrait of Jo Ann Tally in a dress, arms behind her back, looking off to the right. Printed text below left reads: "JO ANN TALLY Featured with BOB STRONG and his Orchestra." Below right is MCA logo., No date; approximately 1946-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Laura Webb singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Laura Webb on stage in a shirt and long skirt, singing into two microphones in front of the Warren Durrett orchestra. Durrett is at the piano behind her, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Drums, clarinet, and saxophones are visible., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man playing a trumpet
Side portrait of a man from the Four Noteables in a suit playing a trumpet at the back of a stage, between plants., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Man standing on stage singing into two microphones in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Durrett is at the piano back to the left, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Drums, trombones, and saxophones are visible., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Man playing alto saxophone, man singing, and man playing trumpet into two microphones on stage in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Durrett is at the piano behind them, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Double bass is visible in background, and one man is standing and leaning over one of the music stands, facing the rest of the band., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Man standing on stage, holding sheet music, singing into two microphones in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Durrett is at the piano back to the left, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Drums, trombones, and saxophones are visible., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Carol Johnston, and two men in a recording studio
Unidentified man speaking into a microphone, holding paper in his hand. In the background, Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, and a second unidentified man (mostly obscured) behind a music stand and a second microphone., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Three unidentified men standing behind and Patty Tucker (standing on a short box) and Marilyn Maye in a studio. They are behind a microphone and a music stand, likely recording vocals for a jingle, with a second music stand to the side at a lower height. A man dressed in a suit and tie stands to the right, holding what appears to be a stop watch in one hand, and a script in the other, looking down towards the script. Another microphone is behind him, and a television is mounted on the wall to the far right., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Patty Tucker, two unidentified men, Marilyn Maye, and another unidentified man in a recording studio. The first four are staring at a music stand with a microphone in front of it, while a separate microphone hangs in front of the man on the right, who is holding sheet music in his hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Side-angle photograph of Marilyn Maye, an unidentified man in a bowtie, Patty Tucker, another unidentified man, and an unidentified woman in a recording studio, singing at a music stand, with two microphones hanging in front of them., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Marilyn Maye, an unidentified man in a bowtie, Patty Tucker, another unidentified man, and an unidentified woman in a recording studio, singing at a music stand, with two microphones hanging in front of them., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Musicians in a recording studio
Man in a decoratively patterned shirt and a sweater seated behind a music stand in a recording studio. There is another musician back to the left with arms folded, and a third musician farther back, beyond a dividing partition, with an electric bass. There are microphones around and acoustic panels on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Patty Tucker, Marilyn Maye, Carol Johnston, and others in a recording studio
Unidentified woman at a microphone in a recording studio, staring toward the camera, with a sheet of paper in her hand. In the background, Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, and unidentified man (mostly obscured), and Patty Tucker (mostly obscured, standing on a short box), are behind another microphone and a music stand. The man is holding sheet music in his hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Patty Tucker, Marilyn Maye, Carol Johnston, and others in a recording studio
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and two unidentified men in a recording studio. The three women are looking at music on a music stand, and one of the men, in a suit and tie, is looking at the other man, who is standing at a microphone. The man at the microphone is staring at a sheet of paper in his hand, and he has a cigarette in his other hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Portrait of unidentified trombone player
Portrait of unidentified trombone player in suit and tie, wearing glasses, holding instrument., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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