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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Genevieve and Jack seated at the piano
Genevieve and Jack seated together at her piano looking at a letter from Jay McShann; roses McShann sent 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: I'd just opened the mailbox - a letter from you (taken by Jerry).
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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