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AC Reed at the Grand Emporium
AC Reed, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, wearing sunglasses and an Irish cap with stars punched into it, blows into a saxophone., January 12, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., AC Reed. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 1/12/02.
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 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 performs at the Blue Room
Ahmad Alaadeen, only head to hands visible, blows into a soprano saxophone at the Blue Room, 18th & Vine for the occasion of Claude "Fiddler" Williams 93rd birthday party., February 19, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Ahmad Alaadeen. Blue Room. 18 & vine. KCMO 2/19/01.
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.
Al Pearson performs for the Jazz Carol Fest
Al Pearson, wearing an earring and blowing into a flugelhorn at the Jazz Carol Festival at the Community Christian Church., December 2, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Al Pearson. Christmas Jazz Concert. Community Christian Church 12/2/01.
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 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 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.
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 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.
Arthur Williams at BB's Lawnside Bar-B-Q
Arthur Williams, one of the national acts to perform during the Acoustic Blues Showcase at BB's Lawnside BBQ, wearing a fedora and sunglasses, blows into an amplified harmonica he clutches in both hands., September 13, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Arthur Williams. Acoustic Blues Showcase. Kansas City MO BBS 9/13/03.
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.
BB King at the Uptown Theater
B.B. King, one of the national acts to perform at the Uptown Theater, wearing a sparkling tuxedo, looks at the photographer as he waves with his right hand way above his head. His eyes are happy., October 3, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., BB King. Uptown Theater. Kansas City. MO 10/3/02.
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.
Barbara Blue at Knuckleheads
Barbara Blue, wearing sunglasses, sings into a microphone and plays the tambourine during the Box Car Blues Festival at Knuckleheads Saloon., August 20, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Barbara Blue. Box Car Blues Fest. Knuckleheads - KCMO 8/20/05.
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.

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