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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.

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