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Actor Conrad Janis speaking
Actor Conrad Janis speaking during an event for USAir at the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel; an unidentified man is on the left and the second from the right; far right is Jay McShann; yellow flowers, a banner reading "Fly the USA on USAir" and a photographer can also be seen., Likely January 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Terry Hughes, and Gerald Spaits performing
Terry Hughes (drums), Gerald Spaits (bass), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing during a concert in Palm Beach, Florida; Jay McShann may be playing piano but he's blocked in the photograph., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Big band session at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Big band session in the Mutual Musicians Foundation building; Kansas City, Missouri; large drawings of Duke Ellington and Jay McShann on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Watson with Jay McShann
Bobby Watson seated next to and shaking hands with Jay McShann; both in hats and a white van is behind them; both looking over to the left of the photo., Likely July 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bruce Ricker, Jay McShann and an unidentified bearded man posing for a photo
Bruce Ricker, Jay McShann, and unidentified bearded man holding a cigarette posing together for a photo at an unidentified location with Egyptian hieroglyphics décor on one wall; all looking at the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buddy Tate and unidentified man
Buddy Tate (right) and an unidentified man (left) in Orange, California; the unidentified man is looking over the right of the photo and is holding a trumpet., 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Orange 1979.
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 and his half-brother John (Ikey) sitting in a field
Charlie Parker as a toddler with his half-brother John, known as Ikey, sitting side by side in a grassy field; Ikey is wearing a tie; Parker is pointing straight up above his head., Likely early 1920s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Christmas portrait of Sydney and Danielle
Christmas portrait of Sydney and Danielle, one seated with the other standing behind her., December 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: X-mas 97 Sydney 9, Danielle 7.
Claudia Battestini, Ben Kenyard, and Marianne McShann posing for a photo
Claudia Battestini, Ben Kenyard, and Marianne McShann (Thelma Adams) standing and posing together for a photo in somone's living room; all looking at the camera and smiling., April 10, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: April 10, 1997 Claudia Battestini, Ben Kenyard, Marianne.
Claudia and Jean-Pierre Batesttini in front of their house
Claudia and Jean-Pierre Battestini, both in white sweaters, posing together in front of their home; trees are seen around the property., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo margin: Claudia and me this picture to help you to recognize us [indecipherable] our house.
Close up of Jay McShann posing for a photo with an unidentified Japanese man
Close up of Jay McShann posing for a photo with a Japanese man 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 signing autographs
Close up of Jay McShann, smiling, and signing autographs onto t-shirts and other items; wearing a ball cap and seated at a table with fans all around (no faces seen in the photo); 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 wearing glasses
Close up of Jay McShann while he's wearing his glasses and playing piano; behind him bassist Brian Harmon is partially seen; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Count Basie, Jo Jones and Walter Page performing
Count Basie seated playing piano with Jo Jones playing drums and Walter Page playing bass; all are looking over the left side of the photo; sheets of music are scattered along the top of Basie's piano., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
D.J. Harris and Marianne McShann
DJ Harris, business manager of KCUR, posing for a photo arm in arm with Marianne McShann (Thelma Adams) during an unidentified social event; both facing the camera., Likely April 1986, 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.
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.
Donnie and Judy Clark
Donnie and Judy Clark posing for a photo together in front of a fireplace in a living room; arms around one another and facing the camera, smiling., April 4, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington at an honor event
Duke Ellington (left) with unidentified men and women (one African American man); members of the press around seen around them with cameras, and microphones; they are standing by a large stone hearth with modern painting above it., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson and unidentified bassist on stage
Saxophonist Eddie Cleanhead Vinson on stage with his saxophone resting beside him with a partially seen, unidentified bassist behind him along with a drum set and piano; Vinson has his legs crossed and is reaching down for something; 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")
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson and unidentified bassist on stage
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson seated and singing into a microphone with his saxophone in his lap; unidentified bassist behind him; also seen is a drum set and piano; 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")
Eddie Cleanhead Vinson and unidentified bassist on stage
Saxophonist Eddie Cleanhead Vinson and unidentified bassist performing on stage at an unidentified bar; a drum set and piano can be seen behind them., 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")
Elbert "Coots" Dye and unidentified woman
Elbert "Coots" Dye with an unidentified woman (likely his wife) sitting on his lap, at an unidentified house party; another unidentified man is standing near them; unknown location., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Genevieve and Jack celebrating
Genevieve and Jack dancing in a living room; Genevieve has a purple dress on and wearing pink beads; Jack is wearing a suit jacket., January 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jan. '69 Celebrating the arrival of Stevie from Vietnam, Genevieve & Jack.

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