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Adam Page and Duck Warner at the Gem Theater
Duck Warner, wearing a long-tailed tuxedo, closes his eyes as he prepares to blow into a trumpet pointed at a microphone during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater. Adam Page is visible behind Duck sitting and playing the guitar with his eyes closed., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Adam Page & Duck Warner. Gem Theater. Kansas City, MO 1/22/00.
Alberta Adams and Johnnie Bassett at the W.C. Handy Awards
From the left, Alberta Adams sings into a microphone she holds in her left hand while Johnnie Bassett stands next to her, wearing and Irish-style cap, smiling and playing a guitar on Beale Street, Memphis, for the W.C. Handy Awards., May 28, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., New Daisy Theater Alberta Adams. Johnny Basset. Handy Awards. Memphis TN 5/28/99.
Alvin Brooks helps Claude "Fiddler" Williams celebrate his 92nd birthday
Alvin Brooks, eyes closed, speaks into a microphone as he stands with his arm around the shoulder of Claude "Fiddler" Williams at Fiddler's 92nd birthday celebration at Club Mardi Gras. Fiddler smiles at the photographer. Alvin Brooks wears a Fair Isle sweater and Fiddler in a striped suit. A drum set is visible behind Alvin's right shoulder. A large portrait of a face is on the wall behind them., February 21, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Alvin Brooks. Claude "Fiddler" Williams. 92 Birthday. Club Mardi Gras 2/21/00.
Amazing Grace and Roger Naber at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Grand Emporium
Amazing Grace walks towards Roger Naber, wearing a suit jacket with leopard print cuffs and collar, with open arms during the 20th anniversary celebration of one of the Kansas City juke joints called the Grand Emporium., April 24, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Amazing Grace & Roger Naber's 20 Anniv. G.E. - 4/24/99 4/24/99.
Ann Rabson, Andra Faye, and Gay Adegbalola at the Grand Emporium
Ann Rabson, Andrea Faye, and Gaye Adegbalola, a national act to perform at the Grand Emporium, stand on stage, arm in arm, grinning at the unseen audience., April 15, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ann Rabson. Andrea Faye. Gaye Adegbalola. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 4/15/00.
Anson Funderburgh and Lee McBee at the Grand Emporium
Anson Funderburgh and Lee McBee, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, perform together. Anson looks to his left towards Lee whose eyes are closed as he blows into an amplified harmonica he clutches in both hands., July 6, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anson Funderburgh. Lee McBee. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 7/6/02.
Anson Funderburgh, Sam Myers, and Lee Oskar the Grand Emporium
Sam Myers, wearing a harmonica belt filled with harmonicas and clutching a harmonica he is blowing into, stands in the middle of the stage between Anson Funderburgh, playing a guitar to Sam's back left, and Lee Oskar, holding a microphone to Sam's back right. A string bass and player are visible between Sam and Lee. One of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium,, July 6, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anson Funderburgh. Sam Myers. Lee Oskar. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 7/6/02.
Anthony Gomes and Biscuit Miller at a Weston Festival
Anthony Gomes and Biscuit Miller, one of the national acts at a Weston, Missouri Festival, perform together. Anthony Gomes grins over his left shoulder at Biscuit Miller. Biscuit, wearing a slouch cap, grins and grimaces directly at the photographer as he leans back and plays an electric bass. Anthony plays an electric guitar., June 5, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anthony Gomes + Biscuit Miller. Weston Fest. 6/5/04.
Arthur Jackson, Perry Reed, and Dawayne Gilley at the Living Blues Party
Arthur Jackson stands holding a cane to one side of an exhibit piece and Perry Reed stands and holds a cane and Dawayne Gilley stands on stage on the other side of the exhibit piece at the Living Blues Weekend Photo Shoot in the Mutual Musicians Foundation building. The exhibit piece is a large photograph of musicians sitting and standing outside of the Mutual Musicians Foundation building. There are sheets of paper with signatures on them of the people who are in the photograph. These pieces of paper surround the photograph and the entire collection is framed., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2000 Musicians Photo Presentation Arthur Jackson. Perry Reed. Dawayne Gilley. Living Blues Party at the Gem. Kansas City, MO 1/22/00.
Becky Wilson, Christopher Hearne, Jr., and Roger Naber at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Grand Emporium
Becky Wilson and Christopher Hearne, Jr. present Roger Naber, wearing a suit jacket with leopard print cuffs and collar, a certificate during the 20th anniversary celebration of one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Grand Emporium., April 24, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Becky Wilson. Hearne Christopher Jr. Roger Naber. 20 Anniv. GE 4/24/99.
Betty Crow, Sonny Kenner, and Lionel Hampton at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Betty Crow is speaking to someone that is not visible to the right of the photograph. She stands behind Sonny Kenner who is bent slightly and smiling straight ahead. He is leaning over a seated Lionel Hampton who is not looking at the photographer and is in the middle of a bite. He is wearing a Fedora. At the Mutual Musicians Foundation. A man stands behind Lionel with his back to the photographer., January 13, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Betty Crow Sonny Kenner. Lionel Hampton. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City, MO 1/13/00.
Bill Carter's Blues Revue at the Grand Emporium
Bill Carter's Blues Revue, a blues band, sit or stand in front of a wall of signatures and smile or look solemnly at the photographer at the Grand Emporium., September 30, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bill Carter's Blues Revue. Grand Emporium. K.C.MO 9/30/00.
Billy Boy Arnold and Roger Naber at the Grand Emporium
Billy Boy Arnold, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, sits at the bar next to the owner, Roger Naber. Both smile at the photographer., December 28, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Billy Boy Arnold. Roger Naber. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 12/28/99.
Blind Boys of Alabama at Rhythm & Ribs
Blind Boys of Alabama, which includes Clarence Fountain and Jimmy Carter, wearing sunglasses and matching suits, walk across stage with a hand on the shoulder of the person in front of them during the Rhythm & Ribs Jazz Festival at 18th & Vine., June 18, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Blind Boys of Alabama. Rhythm & Ribs - 18 & Vine Jazz Fest. Kansas City. MO 6/18/05.
Blue 88 at the Grand Emporium
Blue 88, a blues band including Mark Corbett and Sue Corbett, possibly bassist Ron Rummage and drummer Joe Weaver, stand on stage holding their instruments at the Grand Emporium during the Blues Challenge Finals., November 20, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Blue Challenge Finals Blue 88. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 11/20/02.
Blue 88 at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2006
Blue 88 Band including Mark and Sue Corbett, smile directly at the photographer as they stand on stage during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival. The Corbetts hold a guitar each. A man holding a bass is behind them. Possibly Rocky Britain wearing sunglasses stands to their left and is sticking out his tongue., June 23, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Blue 88. KCKSSt. Blues Fest. Kaw Point 6/23/06.
Blue 88 photo shoot
Sub Corbett kneels on the ground with her eyes closed and chin lifted. Mark Corbett, making crazy eyes, Rocky Britain, grinning, and Mark stand behind Sue in a semi-circle with their fingers splayed over her head during a photo shoot., March 26, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Sub Corbet. Mark Corbet. Rocky Britain - Mark Blue 88. Photo Shoot. KCMO 3/26/02.
Blue River Ordnance at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2004
Blue River Ordinance perform on stage at the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 25, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Blue River Ordnance. KCKStreet Blues Fest. 6/25/04.
Blues Masters at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Group photograph of all of the participants in the 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads, Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS. The Masters stand between the pews looking up distrustingly to their right with Blue Masters at the Crossroads banners hung behind the group., October 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Blues Masters. BHS. Salina Ks 10/19/02.
Bob Margolin and Charlie Musselwhite at the Kansas City Blues & Jazz Fest
Bob Margolin sits and sings into a microphone, mouth wide open, while he plays a microphoned slide dobro guitar. Charlie Musselwhite is seated to Bob's left playing the harmonica during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival., July 19, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bob Margolin & Charlie Musselwhite. K.C. Blues & Jazz Fest. 1998. Kansas City, MO 7/19/98.
Bobby Bland and Lee Oskar at the Grand Emporium
Bobby Bland, Lee Oskar, and others perform as one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium. Bobby Bland looks to his left shoulder towards Lee Oskar as Lee looks down and plays an amplified harmonica he clutches in his hands. Two trumpet players are visible behind Bobby's head., July 3, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Bland + Lee Oskar. Grand Emporium. KCMO 7/3/03.
Bobby Carson at the Grand Emporium
Bobby Carson on stage, speaks into a microphone looking left with a keyboard player, drummer, and guitarist behind him. A large crowd is in front of the stage at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Grand Emporium., May 30, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Carson. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 5/30/04.
Bobby Rush and Lo Lespes at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2005
Bobby Rush, sings into a microphone as Lo Lespes dances during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival, The audience is visible behind Lo., June 24, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Rush & Lo. KCKSt Blues Fest. 3rd & Parallel. KCMO 6/24/05.
Bobby Rush and Marvine McKeithen at the Club Paradox
Marvine McKeithen holds up Bobby Rush's hand and arm as she smiles and speaks into a microphone on the stage at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox. There are two unidentified women standing behind Bobby and Marvine., March 8, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Rush. Marvine McKeithen. Club Paradox. KCKS 3/8/04.
Bobby Rush and the crowd at Club Paradox
Bobby Rush is seated to the far right among the crowd at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox., March 8, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3/8/04.
Bobby Watson and Claude "Fiddler Williams at Claude "Fiddler" Williams' 93rd birthday
Bobby Watson, with pony tail and holding an alto saxophone, smiles to his left at Claude" Fiddler" Williams who is playing the fiddle with his eyes closed at the Blue Room, 18th & Vine on the occasion of Claude "Fiddler" Williams' 93rd birthday party. An unidentified African American man's head is visible over Claude's left shoulder., February 19, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Watson & Claude "Fiddler" Williams. 93 Birthday Party. Blue Room. 18 & Vine. K.C.MO 2/19/01.
Bobby Watson helps Claude "Fiddler" Williams celebrate his 93rd birthday
Bobby Watson holds an alto saxophone and smiles to his left at Claude "Fiddler" Williams closing his eyes and playing the fiddle at the Blue Room, 18th & Vine, for Fiddler's 93rd Birthday Party. The head of an unidentified African American man wearing glasses is visible behind Fiddler's head., February 19, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Watson. Claude"Fid" Williams. 93rd Birthday. Blue Room. 18 & Vine KC MO 2/19/01.
Brody Buster Band
The Brody Buster Band, a blues band, pose in front of a brick wall., No date; likely between 1995 and 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Brody Buster Band

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