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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.
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.
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.
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 Ironman Harris on stage
Jay McShann, and Ironman Harris performing on stage at an unidentified venue with Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham records in foreground., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay 17A.
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 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 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 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 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 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 Terry Hughes, and unidentified trumpet player
Jay McShann performing with Terry Hughes, drums, and unidentified trumpet player; behind them is a bookshelf, sound equipment, and a mother-in-law's tongue plant; unidentified residence in Excelsior Springs, Missouri., Likely February 1990, 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 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 as part of a quartet
Jay McShann playing piano as part of a quartet with Clark Terry (likely), trumpet player, and unidentified bassist, and drummer; part of the audience can be seen in front of them; unknown location or event., May 21, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text printed on photo face: Howard A. Gitelson 5/21/2003.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage in Milan, Italy
Jay McShann playing piano onstage with unidentified bassist and drummer in Milan, Italy; the side of his piano reads "Ibach Mascheroni" and one of the speakers "Lampa"., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: Milan, Italy; Photographer's stamp on verso: Carlo Bianardi, via P. Finzo 38, Milano.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him; McShann is facing the left of the photo; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him; McShann is facing the left of the photo; Miles' image is blurred; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him; McShann is facing the left of the photo; Miles' image is blurred and only partially seen; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him; McShann is facing the left of the photo; Miles' image is blurred and only partially seen with head tilted to the left; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Butch Miles behind him; McShann is facing the left of the photo; Miles' image is blurred and only partially seen with head turned to the right; unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Zoot Sims
Jay McShann on the left playing piano on stage with saxophonist Zoot Sims, an unidentified drummer, and partially seen 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 pointing out his fellow musicians on stage
Jay McShann turned from his piano to face the audience and point to his fellow musicians on stage with him including Paul Gunther, drums, with unidentified bassist, unidentified trumpeter, and unidentified saxophonist; a sign behind 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")

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