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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.
Charlie Parker playing saxophone
Charlie Parker playing saxophone; facing the left of the photo and wearing a plaid shirt and corduroy pants., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text in photo border: Jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker, subject of "Bird Lives!", a biography by Ross Russell. Charterhouse Books, Inc.
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 and Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Jay McShann and Ahmad Alaadeen performing while being filmed; other people can be seen behind them; at the Lincoln Building, 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Missouri., August 21, 1996, 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 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 saxophonist performing on a river boat
Jay McShann playing piano with unidentified saxophonist on an unidentified river boat; McShann has a microphone in front of him and is looking over to the right of the photo; the saxophonist is facing the right of the photo; audience members and trees can be seen behind them; 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 on stage with Jim Galloway
Jay McShann seated at a piano on stage with saxophonist Jim Galloway; either about to start playing or they've finished playing as the audience that can be seen is applauding them; unknown location and event., Likely September 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann on stage with Jim Galloway
Jay McShann seated at a piano on stage with saxophonist Jim Galloway; the audience and Galloway are applauding McShann; unknown location and event., Likely September 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann performing on stage with Claude Williams and Eddie Davis
Jay McShann (piano), Claude Williams (violin), and Eddie Davis (saxophone) performing together on stage at an unidentified outdoor event; large trees can be seen 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 McShann, Claude Williams, fiddle, Eddie Davis, horn.
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 Jim Galloway in Toronto
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with Jim Galloway during the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival; McShann is facing the right of the photo and Galloway is standing at the end of the piano; large banner with a logo reading "Toronto Alive" is behind them; Toronto, Canada., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay McShann- piano, Jim Galloway- horn Toronto 1984.
Jay McShann performing with Woody Herman
Jay McShann playing piano with Woody Herman playing clarinet during an unidentified event; a saxophonist and trombonist can be partly seen next to them., No date; likely 1980s, 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 on a river boat
Jay McShann playing piano on an unidentified river boat; behind are an unidentified drummer and saxophonist and an unidentified man in a vest and hat applauding; a city can be seen beyond them; 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 playing piano on a river boat
Jay McShann playing piano and singing on an unidentified river boat; behind are an unidentified drummer and saxophonist and an unidentified man in a vest and hat applauding; a river and trees can be seen beyond them., 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 playing piano on stage with Jim Galloway
Jay McShann playing piano with saxophonist Jim Galloway playing into a microphone next to his piano; unknown 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 playing piano on the deck of a river boat
Jay McShann playing piano on the deck of an unidentified river boat; McShann's facing the camera and looking down at the keyboard; behind him is an unidentified saxophonist along with two members of an audience leaning against the railing; the river is seen behind everyone; 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 playing piano on the deck of a river boat
Jay McShann playing piano on the deck of an unidentified river boat; McShann's facing the camera with his eyes closed and behind him is an unidentified saxophonist along with an audience, some standing; an unidentified cityscape is behind everyone., 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 playing piano with Ahmad Alaadeen and Gerald Spaits
Jay McShann playing piano with Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Gerald Spaits (bass) seen behind him at a concert in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann playing piano with saxophonist Pratap Banarse
Jay McShann seated at a piano beside saxophonist Pratap Banarse in a private home in London, England; a well stocked bar is behind them., Likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Pratap Banarse Jay McShann- piano 1980- England.
Jay McShann pointing at someone over his piano
Jay McShann pointing at something over his piano during an unidentified outdoor concert; Buddy Tate and Red Holloway are standing beside the piano with their backs to the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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")
Jay McShann shaking hands with Budd Johnson
Jay McShann shaking hands with Budd Johnson carrying his saxophone at an unknown event; other people in the background are watching., September 1987, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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