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.
Gus Johnson playing drums
Gus Johnson playing drums during a recording date for radio station KFBI in Wichita, Kansas; fireplace screen is seen behind him and a bottle of soda or beer is at his feet., November 30 to December 2, 1940., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., With negative in photo's folder.
Gus Johnson playing drums
Gus Johnson playing drums and wearing a light blue suit; red curtain background., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Gus Johnson.
Gus Johnson whispers something to Jay McShann
Gus Johnson whispers something to Jay McShann who is leaning over to hear him and smiling; both seated together at a table during and unknown event; others are seen around them., September 6, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Gus Johnson on stage
Jay McShann playing piano and Gus Johnson playing drums on stage at unidentified concert; photo taken from below the stage looking up and there is a row of flowers along the edge of the stage., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and band members
Jay McShann seated at the piano with his band standing around it; McShann (at piano) with Bill Nolan, Walter Brown, Charlie Parker, Bob Mabane, Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson, Harold Bruce, John Jackson, Harold Fergenson, Orville "Piggy" Minor, Taswell "Little Joe" Baird, Gus Johnson, Gene Ramey; taken at the Century Room on 36th and Broadway in Kansas City, Missouri., 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: 1940 Century Ballroom 36 Broadway K.C. Mo.
Jay McShann and his band on stage at the Century Room
Jay McShann on stage at the piano with his band (McShann (piano), Gene Ramey (bass), Walter Brown (vocals), Gus Johnson (drums), Bud Gould (trombone), Bob Mabane (sax), Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet), Charlie Parker (sax), unidentified (trumpet), unidentified (sax), unidentified (trumpet), unidentified (sax)) at the Century Room (36th and Broadway); Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely February 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 6 copies; with negative.
Jay McShann leaning over to speak to Gus Johnson
Jay McShann leaning over to speak to Gus Johnson who is seated next to him at a table at the 1992 Gibson Jazz Party at the Radisson Hotel in Denver, Colorado., September 5-7, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano
Jay McShann and band performing: Gene Ramey (bass), McShann (piano), Gus Johnson (drums), Walter Brown (vocals), Bud Gould (trombone), unidentified, Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet); McShann is laughing as he plays at Century Room on 36th and Broadway in Kansas City, Missouri., 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 8 copies; with negative.
Jay McShann playing piano with a band
Jay McShann playing piano with a band (Orville Minor, Bob Mabane, Gus Johnson, Bernard Anderson, Charlie Parker, Gene Ramey); recording for radio station KFBI in Wichita, Kansas; portrait of Lincoln is hanging on the wall behind them; recording microphone and several chairs are in front of the group., November 30 to December 2, 1940., Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies; with negative.
Jay McShann with Gus Johnson
Jay McShann and Gus Johnson seated side by side in tuxedos; Jay is laughing and looking at the cameras and Gus is looking over the left of the photo; 1992 Gibson Jazz Party, Denver, Colorado., September 5-7, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann with Gus Johnson, John Tumino, and Gene Ramey
Jay McShann (seated) posing for a photo with Gus Johnson, John Tumino, and Gene Ramey; Tumino is holding a drink in one hand; all wearing suits and ties; Ramey is looking off toward the lower right of the photo., No date; likely late 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso of all three copies: Photo by Rashied Jibri, 3119 Troost Suite 200, K.C., Mo. 64109 [phone number].
Jay McShann with Ralph Sutton, Gus Johnson, Milt Hinton, and others at the Gibson Jazz Party
Ralph Sutton, Jay McShann, Gus Johnson, Milt Hinton and unidentified man standing behind Johnson leaning in with his hands on his shoulders; all seated around a table at the 1992 Gibson Jazz Party at the Radisson Hotel in Denver, Colorado., September 5-7, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Sept. 5-7, 1992 Gibson Jazz, Radisson Hotel; The Whorehouse Contingent.
Jay McShann with Ralph Sutton, Gus Johnson, and others in a living room
Jay McShann and unidentified man, unidentified woman, Ralph Sutton, Jay McShann, Gus Johnson, unidentified man seated in a circle and talking in the living room of a private residence; a large clock is on the wall behind them., 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.
Ralph Sutton, Milt Hinton, Jay McShann, and Gus Johnson
Ralph Sutton, Milt Hinton, Jay McShann, and Gus Johnson all posing together for a photograph in an room labeled "Convention Plaza Ballroom Center" in New Jersey; all are looking over to the left of the photo and McShann is laughing; both Hinton and Johnson are wearing bolo ties., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Ralph Sutton, Milt Hinton, Jay McShann, Gus Johnson, Hank O'Neal, New Jersey recording studio.