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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.
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'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")
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")
Ginny Coleman, D.J. Harris and unidentified woman
Ginny Coleman (left), unidentified African American woman (center), and D.J. Harris, posing together for a photo wearing pastel colored evening dresses; the woman in the center is holding a drink in one hand; unidentified event and location; all facing the camera smiling., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group photo of Jay McShann with seven others
Group photo with (L-R) Paul Gunther, Little Brother Montgomery, unidentified, Jimmy Witherspoon, Jay McShann, Claude Williams (holding sheet of paper), Fats Dennis, Orestie "Rusty" Tucker (holding a newspaper); unidentified location in Canada., 1971, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Addendum gift from Linda McShann Gerber in June 2014; Handwritten note on verso: 1971-Canada, Jay McShann, Claude Williams, Paul Gunther, Orestea [sic] Tucker, Fats Dennis, Jimmie Weatherspoon [sic], Little Brother Montgomery.
Group photo of the Art Smith Kansas City Jazz Band
Reprint of a newspaper or magazine group photo of the Art Smith Kansas City Jazz Band (L to R): Ben Kynard, Charles "Crook" Goodwin, Art Smith, "Sarge" Meyers, Booker T. Washington, "Coots" Dye., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group photo with Jay McShann, Gene Ramey, and five others
Group shot with Jay McShann (bottom left) and Gene Ramey (top right) and five others (two men, three women); unidentified location or event., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gus Johnson and Jay McShann examining a photo album
Gus Johnson standing next to Jay McShann as they examine a photo album together; Ralph Sutton is seen behind them resting on a couch; private residence., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay, photo by Mona Hinton.
Hilton and surrounding buildings with cars in the street
City street showing cars and buildings, including a Hilton hotel; unknown city., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Claude Williams at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Claude Williams, Jay McShann having a conversation at a small table in the Mutual Musicians Foundation building; Kansas City, Missouri; a carafe of water and two cups are on the table with them and McShann is pointing with a finger; unidentified musician playing a saxophone can be partially seen in the foreground., 1971, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Musicians local Claude Williams, Jay McShann 1971 18-Highland K.C. Mo.
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther
Jay McShann seated next to drummer Paul Gunther in a booth with glasses on the table; Gunther has a pipe in his mouth and is looking up at the camera; McShann is listening to someone unseen on the other side of the booth; unidentified venue., December 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 626-635 comprise photo album 2 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes inscription: "Presented to Jay 'Hootie' McShann in memory of many enjoyable hours of great music. Dick White / Lincoln, Nebr. / December 1980")
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther on stage
Jay McShann playing piano with a microphone in front of him with drummer Paul Gunther behind him; and unidentified third man can be partially seen; unidentified venue., Likely January 1971, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther posing for a photo with an unidentified man
Jay McShann, wearing a jacket and hat, posing for a photo between and unidentified man and Paul Gunther, who is holding a pipe in one hand; England., Likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther standing beside a car
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther standing side by side by a car and looking over to the left of the photo; another unidentified man is partially seen in front of them; unknown location., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther watching as a process is explained to them by an unidentified man
Jay McShann and Paul Gunther watch as an unidentified man explains some sort of process in a laboratory or factory; England., Likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton with unidentified man
Jay McShann, Ralph Sutton, and unidentified man posing together for a photo outside an unidentified residence with a view of other houses seen through trees behind them; unknown location., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay, photo by Mona Hinton.
Jay McShann and others performing while people dance
Jay McShann and his orchestra performing at an unidentified social event or dance; various couples can be seen dancing in front of the stage., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and two unidentified men
Jay McShann in shorts posing for a photo with two other unidentified men in leisure clothes; the unidentified men's heads are partially cut off in the shot; unknown location., Likely August 1972, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and unidentified man smoking
Jay McShann and unidentified man seated side by side on a couch smoking; the man is holding a pack of Marlboros in one hand; McShann is looking directly at the camera while the other man looks over to the right., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Also refer to photo 426.
Jay McShann at his piano in a t-shirt
Jay McShann seated with his back to his piano and facing the camera wearing a t-shirt with the word "Jazz" on it; on top of his piano are Christmas cards and a poinsettia plant., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann getting out of the back seat of a car
Jay McShann getting out of the back seat of a white or silver colored car at night; the legs of a woman driver can be seen in the driver's seat; unknown location., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann in a recording studio
Jay McShann seated at a piano in front of a large microphone in an unidentified recording studio; chairs and music stands can be seen behind him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann on stage with Paul Gunther
Jay McShann on stage with drummer Paul Gunther; McShann's piano not seen; unidentified event., Likely January 1971, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann on stage with Priscilla Bowman and unidentified clarinetist
Jay McShann seen from behind playing piano on stage with Priscilla Bowman and an unidentified clarinetist is seated watching her; unidentified venue., December 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photos 626-635 comprise photo album 2 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes inscription: "Presented to Jay 'Hootie' McShann in memory of many enjoyable hours of great music. Dick White / Lincoln, Nebr. / December 1980")

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