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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.
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.
Close up of Jay McShann wearing glasses
Close up of Jay McShann while he's wearing his glasses and playing piano; behind him bassist Brian Harmon is partially seen; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
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")
Jay McShann acknowledging his bassist
Jay McShann standing up from his piano with arm raised to acknowledge the unidentified bassist; unknown event or location., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's signature on photo face; stamp on verso: This photograph may not be reproduced in any form without express permission of Frank Roberts.
Jay McShann and others on stage during a IAJRC concert
Jay McShann playing piano on stage during an IAJRC conference concert in Kansas City; (Jay McShann, piano; Claude Williams, violin; Ben Kynard, saxophone; Lucky Wesley, bass; Rusty Tucker, drums)., August 16, 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: IAVRC concert 8-16-85.
Jay McShann and unidentified bassist playing on a river boat
Jay McShann and unidentified bassist playing on an unidentified river boat; photo taken from McShann's side and the bassist is behind him; microphone set up near McShann; unidentified location., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: L. Milberry.
Jay McShann gesturing from his piano
Jay McShann seated at the piano and gesturing toward someone with one hand while looking at the audience; Bob Haggart can be partly seen behind him; Glenwood Springs, Colorado., July 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay McShann July 1989 Glenwood Springs, Co. Richard Ryman 4728 Road 154, Glenwood Springs, Co. 81601.
Jay McShann on stage with Clyde Lucas and Reggie Johnson in Switzerland
Jay McShann (piano), Reggie Johnson (bass), and Clyde Lucas (drums) performing on stage at the Innere Enge hotel in Bern, Switzerland., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay McShann- piano; Drums- Clyde Lucas; Bass- Reggio Johnson [7th (likely)] March 1993 Bern, Switzerland Innere Enge Hotel.
Jay McShann on stage with Clyde Lucas and Reggie Johnson in Switzerland
Jay McShann (piano), Reggie Johnson (bass), and Clyde Lucas (drums) performing on stage at the Innere Enge hotel in Bern, Switzerland; a woman from the audience can be seen behind McShann., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann on stage with Jimmy Cheatham and unidentified bassist
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with a cigarette in his mouth; Jimmy Cheathm in white has his back to the camera and an unidentified bassist is leaning forward between them; microphones are seen; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay 15.
Jay McShann performing on stage with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Jay McShann performing on stage with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra; behind McShann is only seen an unidentified bassist as well as an American flag; at the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors Convention in Kansas City., August 16, 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing on stage with four others
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with drummer Paul Gunther, unidentified double bassist with long hair, and two unidentified trumpet players; only the trumpet player in the grey suit is playing; unknown venue., December 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies; 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") photos 626-635 comprise photo album 2 (see oversize box 15 for empty photo album, which includes notes)
Jay McShann performing on stage with four others
Jay McShann playing piano with Paul Gunther, drums, and unidentified trumpet player, bassist, and saxophonist; a sign above them reads "Cold Beer"; unidentified venue., April 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 performing with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Jay McShann performing on stage with members of Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra including Joe Thomas, saxophonist, Greg Eicher, bassist, and unidentified drummer; at the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors Convention in Kansas City (likely)., August 16, 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with Milt Abel and unidentified drummer
Jay McShann playing piano with bassist Milt Abel (likely) and an unidentified drummer at an unidentified event; chairs and a potted plant are behind the trio., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with bassist Brian Harmon
Jay McShann playing piano with microphone nearby; behind McShann bassist Brian Harmon is only partially seen; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with bassist Brian Harmon
Jay McShann playing piano with bassist Brian Harmon beside his piano; McShann is facing to the right of the photo; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with bassist Brian Harmon
Jay McShann playing piano with bassist Brian Harmon beside his piano; McShann is facing to the right of the photo; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with bassist Brian Harmon
Jay McShann playing piano with microphone nearby; behind McShann is bassist Brian Harmon; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with bassist Brian Harmon
Jay McShann playing piano with bassist Brian Harmon beside his piano; McShann is facing to the right of the photo; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing with bassist Brian Harmon
Jay McShann playing piano with bassist Brian Harmon beside him; McShann's facing the right of the photo; unknown venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing at an outdoor concert
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with an unidentified bassist, and Paul Gunther, drummer, during an outdoor event; tree at the edge of the stage and tent awnings and more trees seen beyond the stage; McShann looks like he's singing into a microphone., Likely June 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing in a trio at the Montreal Bistro
Jay McShann playing piano as part of a trio with Jim Galloway (saxophone), and Dan Thompson (bass) at the Montreal Bistro in Toronto, Canada., 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on paper board. Reprinted and enlarged from a 35mm color print. Extended photo duplication technique described on back.
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.

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