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Aaron Neville at the Kansas City Spirit Fest
Aaron Neville, one of the national acts to perform at the Kansas City Spirit Festival, from his left side, wearing a leopard print tank top, stands and sings into a microphone he holds in his left hand., September 6, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Aaron Neville. KC Spirit Fest. 1998. Kansas City. MO 9/6/98.
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.
Adam Page at the Gem Theater
Adam Page, wearing a wide-brimmed hat, looks down at the neck of a guitar during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Adam Page. Gem Theater. Kansas City, MO-Living Blues Party 1/22/00.
Ahmad Alaadeen accepting the Community Heritage Award
Ahmad Alaadeen smiling and holding a microphone in his right hand and the 2000 Community Heritage Award in a folder in his left hand as he accepts the award from the Missouri House of Representatives Humanities Council., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ahmad Alaadeen 11/7/00.
Ahmad Alaadeen accepting the Community Heritage Award
The photographer caught Ahmad Alaadeen with his eyes closed as he is smiling and holding a microphone in his right hand and the 2000 Community Heritage Award in a folder in his left hand as he accepts the award from the Missouri House of Representatives Humanities Council., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ahmad Alaadeen.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a Kufi cap, speaks into a microphone attached to a podium during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ahmad Alaadeen. Gem Theater. Kansas City, MO. Living Blues Party 1/22/00.
Ahmad Alaadeen receiving the Community Heritage Award
Ahmad Alaadeen, smiling and standing as he holds a framed copy of the Missouri House of Representatives' Resolution that he's the recipient of the Missouri Humanities Council's 2000 Governor's Humanities Award of 2000 Community Heritage Award for his dedication to the Kansas City Jazz heritage., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ahmad Alaadeen.
Al Pearson at the Gem Theater
Al Pearson, wearing a dark suit, closes his eyes and blows into a trumpet during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater. Curtains are visible in the background., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Al Pearson. Gem Theater. Living Blues Party. 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.
Allen Monroe at the Kansas City, KS Blues Street Fest
Allen Monroe, keyboards reflected in his glasses' lenses, wears a Vietnam veteran ball cap and looks directly at the photographer with a microphone to the left of his face at the Kansas City, KS Blues Street Fest., June 24, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Allen Monroe. Kansas City, KS. Blues Street Fest. 6/24/00.
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.
Andra Fay at the Grand Emporium
Andra Faye of the Saffire the Uppity Blues Women band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks down at the strings of the amplified violin she is bowing., April 15, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Saffire the Uppity Blues Women Andra Faye. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 4/15/00.
Andrew Love at the Uptown Theater
Andrew Love of the Memphis Horns, one of the national acts to perform at the Uptown Theater, from his right, blows into a saxophone., October 13, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Memphis Horns Andrew Love. Uptown Theater. Kansas City. MO 10/13/99.
Angela Hagenbach sings
Angela Hagenbach, wearing her hair in long braids and sunglasses on top of her head, closes her eyes and holds the microphone to her wide open mouth at Crown Center., February 22, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Angela Hagenbach. Crown Center. KCMO 2/22/97.
Ann Rabson at the Grand Emporium
Ann Rabson, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, closes her eyes, opens her mouth wide and sings into a microphone as she plays an acoustic guitar. The back of a keyboard is visible in the foreground., January 27, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ann Rabson. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 1/27/00.
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 at the Grand Emporium
Anson Funderburgh, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks over his right shoulder as he plays a X-shape guitar., December 31, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anson Funderburg. Grand Emporium 12/31/98.
Anthony Gomes at the Grand Emporium
Anthony Gomes, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, closes his eyes as he plays the guitar., September 8, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Anthony Gomes. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 9/8/00.
Arthur Jackson at the Grand Emporium
Arthur Jackson, wearing a tuxedo and a beret, closes his eyes as he blows into a tenor saxophone at the Speed Huggins Benefit in the Grand Emporium., February 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Arthur Jackson-The Scamps-Speedy Huggins Benefit-Grand Emporium-2/27/99.
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.
BB Dickerson at the Grand Emporium
B.B. Dickerson of the Same Ole Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks up as he plays an electric bass., July 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., B. B. Dickerson. Same Ole Band. Grand Emporium. K.C. MO 7/7/00.
BB King at KC Spirit Festival
B.B. King from below, smiles as he plays an electric guitar. One of the national acts at the KC Spirit Festival., September 6, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., BB King. KC Spirit Fest. Kansas City. MO 9/6/98.
Baby Lee at the Grand Emporium
Baby Lee, from the left, sings into a microphone she holds with her right hand and points with her left hand at Divas Night Out at the Grand Emporium., January 8, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Baby Lee. Divas Night Out. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 1/8/00.
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.
Ben Kynard performs at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ben Kynard's face with his eyes closed, cheeks bulged out, as he blows into a saxophone mouthpiece at Mutual Musicians Foundation., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ben Kynard. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City. MO 11/7/00.
Bernard Allison at the Grand Emporium
Bernard Allison, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, wearing a cowboy hat, grins to his left as he plays an electric guitar., May 22, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bernard Allison - Grand Emporium. KCMO 5/22/98.
Bernard Allison at the W.C. Handy Awards
Bernard Allison, wearing a cowboy had with a wide hat band, smiles at the photographer as he plays an electric guitar on Beale Street, Memphis, for the W.C. Handy Awards. A trombonist is visible behind him., May 28, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bernard Allison. Willie Mitchell. Beale St. Memphis, TN 5/28/99.

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