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Bob Haggart playing bass
Bob Haggart playing bass in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; a microphone is set up in front of him., July 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Bob Haggard.
Cake for Ralph Sutton and Jay McShann
Photo of a cake in a box on top of a cabinet with writing reading "Ralph Sutton & Jay McShann The Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players" and a keyboard draw in black frosting below the writing., March 1988, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Mona Hinton; handwritten note on verso: Ralph Jay.
Celebratory cocktail table
Cocktail table set up with punch and champagne bottles, large vase of flowers and letters spelling out the names Debbie and Benn[ie]., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Charlie Parker playing saxophone
Charlie Parker playing saxophone; facing the left of the photo and wearing a plaid shirt and corduroy pants., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text in photo border: Jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker, subject of "Bird Lives!", a biography by Ross Russell. Charterhouse Books, Inc.
Claude Williams playing violin
Claude Williams playing violin; poster of a 19th century man in a hat behind him; unknown location., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Close up Jay McShann smiling in Japan
Close up of Jay McShann smiling at an unidentified restaurant in Madarao, Japan., August 3, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 651-675 comprise photo album 4 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album of Japanese design)
Close up of Jay McShann
Close up of Jay McShann seated with hands folded; wearing a light grey suit; unidentified location., Likely March 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 676-700 comprise photo album 5 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes inscription: "To Jay, With Love and Appreciation, Todd").
Close up of Jay McShann at a Kansas City diner
Closer up photo of Jay McShann seated at a table in a diner in Kansas City; he's wearing a winter jacket, black hat; on the wall behind him are various album covers, records, instruments, drawings, and a tribute to the 1985 World Series win by Royals; facing the camera and smiling., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Close up of Jay McShann playing an electronic piano and singing
Close up of Jay McShann singing and playing an electronic piano outdoors at the 2004 Western Maryland Blues Festival., Likely March 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 676-700 comprise photo album 5 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes inscription: "To Jay, With Love and Appreciation, Todd").
Close up of Jay McShann playing piano
Close of Jay McShann playing piano in an unidentified residence in Excelsior Springs, Missouri; behind him are bookshelves and a mother-in-law tongue plant., Likely February 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Close up of Jay McShann playing piano
Close up of Jay McShann in a suit, playing piano; facing the left of the photo; unidentified location or event., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 603-625 comprise photo album 1 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes notes and inscription: "Stay together Jay / Love George")
Close up of Jay McShann playing piano and singing in Japan
Close up of Jay McShann playing piano and singing into a microphone on stage during the Budweiser Newport Jazz Festival in Madarao, Japan; facing the right of the photo., August 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 636-650 comprise photo album 3 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album of Japanese design).
Close up of Jay McShann playing piano and singing on stage in Japan
Close up of Jay McShann playing piano and singing into a microphone at the Budweiser Newport Jazz Festival in Madarao, Japan; facing the right of the photo., August 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 636-650 comprise photo album 3 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album of Japanese design).
Close up of Jay McShann smiling
Close up of Jay McShann smiling while in Madarao, Japan., August 4, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 651-675 comprise photo album 4 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album of Japanese design)
Close up of Jay McShann's arm and hand playing piano
Close-up of Jay McShann's arm hand while playing piano at an unidentified bar., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 603-625 comprise photo album 1 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes notes and inscription: "Stay together Jay / Love George")
Close up of Jay McShann's hands playing piano
Close-up of Jay McShann's hands playing piano along with a set list at the edge of the keyboard; at the 2004 Western Maryland Blues Festival., Likely March 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 676-700 comprise photo album 5 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes inscription: "To Jay, With Love and Appreciation, Todd").
Close up of Jay McShann's hands playing piano
Close-up of Jay McShann's hands while playing an electronic piano at the 2004 Western Maryland Blues Festival., Likely March 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 676-700 comprise photo album 5 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes inscription: "To Jay, With Love and Appreciation, Todd").
Close up photo of Jay McShann
Head shot of Jay McShann smiling; wearing a white shirt and his gold tooth crown is seen., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographers label on verso: © 1985 10-14 W. Patrick Hinley; Work/Play, P.O. box 1328, Lexington, Va. 24450 U.S.A., 703 463 5812; Photo credit should read: W. Patrick Hinely Work/Play; 1985 10-14.
Close up photo of Jay McShann
Up close photo of Jay McShann's face as he looks to the right of the camera; paper cup and carafe seen below with a blurred background; wearing a polka-dot tie., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Close up photo of Jay McShann with a cigarette
Head shot of Jay McShann smiling while smoking a cigarette; wearing a white shirt and his gold tooth crown is seen; looking to the left of the photo., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies.
Colorful drawing of the words Bang Bang
Photo of a colorful drawing of the words "Bang Band" on a table propped up against a green brick wall; unknown location., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamp on verso: Bert Dahlander, 1035 Cemetery LN., Aspen, CO, 81611.
Colorful drawing repeating the words Bang Bang
Photo of a colorful drawing of the words "Bang Band" repeated along with two duck-like figures and keyboard on which is Jay McShann's name; on a table propped up against a green brick wall; unknown location., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamp on verso: Bert Dahlander, 1035 Cemetery LN., Aspen, CO, 81611.
Dining table set with shrimp cocktails
Table set with shrimp cocktails, wine bottles and glasses; unknown location or occasion., December 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dining table set with shrimp cocktails
Table set with shrimp cocktails, wine bottles and glasses; unknown location or occasion., December 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Genevieve admiring roses Jay McShann sent her
Genevieve seated at her piano, admiring roses from Jay McShann on her birthday; a chair, sofa, and coffee table can be seen behind her., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: 15 Jan. '70 Admiring my beautiful roses from my daddy Jay (Taken by Jack).
Genevieve making black-eyed peas for New Year's
Genevieve at a kitchen table with a pan, a bottle of whiskey, and a bag of black-eyed peas in her hand; looking up at the camera., December 31, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Doing the "New Years black eyed peas".
Genevieve playing piano
Genevieve playing piano while showing a bit of leg; wearing a black hat; roses sent to her from Jay McShann are on top of the piano., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: You promised Sugar, that you would not show this! Pls don't it's rather-- well-- some of Jerry's doing. He placed his "Russian hat" on my head.
Genevieve sitting in her living room with a magazine
Genevieve seated in a chair in her living room reading a magazine; a table with a lamp and another chair are beside her and a large window is on the wall beside her., Spring 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay:- Living room #1003-- Spring '70.

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