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.
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.
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton posing together for a photo; both smiling and looking directly at the camera., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton on stage both playing pianos
Jay McShann with his back to the camera on stage with Ralph Sutton, both playing a piano; microphones set up all around and the heads of a few audience members can be seen; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Sutton, McShann.
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton on stage both playing pianos
Jay McShann from the side and slightly behind playing piano and singing on stage with Ralph Sutton also playing a piano; some of the audience can be seen; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton outside
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton standing together outside against a stand of trees, fallen trees, and a compost heap; each has an arm around the other., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photograph by Hank O'Neal, 830 Broadway, New York, New York, 10003.
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 sharing a laugh with Ralph Sutton
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton seated together on a couch and sharing a laugh; McShann is holding a thin volume in his hands; Elkhart, Indiana., June 19, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay McShann Ralph Sutton June 19, 1992 Elkhart Indiana.
Jay McShann speaking with Ralph Sutton
Jay McShann and Ralph Sutton in conversation; seated side by side and looking at each other during and unidentified event., September 1987, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann with Ralph Sutton and his wife Sunnie
Mrs. Ralph Sutton, Ralph Sutton, and Jay McShann seated together on a bench at the Camelback Inn Jazz Party; Ralph has an arm around Jay's shoulder and Jay is laughing at something; another man can be partially seen in the foreground of the photo., March 12, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Suttons & Hootie Camelback Inn Jazz Party Mar 12, 89.
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 playing piano
Ralph Sutton playing piano and looking over at the camera; a microphone is in front of him and a row of purple and white petunia's are in the foreground., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Ralph Sutton.
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.