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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.
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.
Bill Stuve at the Grand Emporium
Bill Stuve's head and hands, a member of the band, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks seriously to his left at the neck of a string bass he is gently plucking., April 3, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Rod Piazza + Mighty Flyers Bill Stuve. Grand Emporium. KCMO 4/3/99.
Biscuit Miller at the Grand Emporium
Biscuit Miller of the Lonnie Brooks Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, grins directly at the photographer as he plays an electric bass., February 12, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Lonnie Brooks Band David "Biscuit" Miller. Grand Emporium. KCMO 2/12/00.
Bob Bowman at the Gem Theater.
Bob Bowman, wearing a suit and tie, studies the fingers of his left hand as they suppress the strings of a bass he is playing during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater. A microphone stand is visible in the foreground., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bob Bowman. Gem Theater. Kansas City, MO. Living Blues Party 1/22/00.
Bob Stroger at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Bob Stroger, wearing a top hat, and a guitar lapel pin, looks down at the neck of electric bass he is playing during the 4th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads, at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bob Stroger. Fourth Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads. Blue heaven Studio. Salina, KS.
Bob Stroger at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Bob Stroger, wearing a cowboy hat, leans to his left as he plays an electric bass at 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 18, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bob Stroger. Blues Masters. Blue Heaven Studio. Salina KS 10/18/02.
Carl Fusaro at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Carl Fusaro plays an upright bass with a serious look on his face during the Living Blues weekend at the Mutual Musicians Foundation. He wears a music-themed tie., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Carl Fusaro. MMF. KCMO Living Blues 1/20/00.
Carl Fusaro at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Carl Fusaro leans an upright bass against his left shoulder as he hugs the neck with both hands at the Mutual Musicians Foundation., January 20, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Carl Fusaro. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City, MO 1/20/00.
Carla Robinson at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Carla Robinson looks seriously straight ahead as she plays an electric bass at the 6th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 17, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Carla Robinson. BHS. Salina, KS. Blues Masters 2003 10/17/03.
Carol Fran, Myra Taylor, and Bob Stroger at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Bob Stroger, wearing a cowboy had with a peacock feather in the hat band, crouches down to the left of a seated Myra Taylor and Carol Fran and extends his arms around them at the 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at the Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 18, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Carol Fran. Myra Taylor. Bob Stroger. Blues Masters at the Crossroads #5 Blue Heaven Studio. Salina, KS 10/18/02.
Chris Duarte, John Jordan, and Little Hatch at the Grand Emporium
Chris Duarte, John Jordan, and Little Hatch, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, stand on stage in a triangle facing each other. Chris plays an electric guitar and lifts his chin to his left. John, wearing sunglasses, plays an electric bass with his chin lifted. Little Hatch holds a microphone in his left hand as he looks at the neck of Chris' guitar., June 30, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Chris Duarte & Little Hatch. Grand Emporium. Kansas City,MO 6/30/98.
Cobalt Project at the Grand Emporium
The blues band, Cobalt Project, including Brandon Hudspeth, closing his eyes and playing the guitar, Jan Faircloth, playing the drums, Sue Stubbs, closing her eyes and singing into a microphone, and Paul Greenlease looking to his left and playing the guitar at the Grand Emporium., January 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Cobalt Project. Grand Emporium 1/11/01.
Cobalt Project at the Grand Emporium
The blues band, Cobalt Project Band, which includes: Branden Hudspeth, Sue Stubbs, Jan Faircloth, Paul Greenlease. Standing inside the Grand Emporium. Brandon Hudspeth looking down. Jan Faircloth smiling directly at the camera. Paul Greenlease staring solemnly at the photographer. Sue Stubbs, standing in front, arms spread wide, big grin, wearing overalls., January 9, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Brandon Hudspeth. Sue Stubbs. Jan Faircloth. Paul Greenlease 1/9/02.
Cobalt Project take a break
Cobalt Project sits on a staircase while taking a break from performing. Bottom to top: Brandon Hudspeth, Paul Greanlease, Sue Stubbs, and Jan Faircloth., January 9, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Cobalt Project. Brandon Hudspeth. Paul Greenlease. Sue Stubbs. Jan Faircloth 1/9/02.
Coko Henderson at Roadhouse Ruby's South
Coko Henderson, wearing a cowboy hat and a bedazzled shoulder strap, grimaces and looks down towards his left shoulder as he plays a bass at Roadhouse Ruby's South., February 11, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Coko Henderson. Roadhouse Ruby's South 2/11/99.
Danielle Schnebelen at the Grand Emporium
Danielle Schnebelen looks to her left over the neck of a bass she is playing at the Grand Emporium., December 30, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Danielle Schnebelen. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 12/30/02.
David Pruitt and Dick Pruitt at the Grand Emporium
Dave and Dick Pruitt of the band the Bel Airs, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, focus on playing electric guitars and singing., April 23, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., David + Dick Pruitt-BelAirs-Grand Emporium-K.C.MO-20 Anniv. 4/23/99 4/23/99.
Don Bennett at the Grand Emporium
Don Bennett of the Marcia Ball Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, from below left, grins at the photographer as he plays an electric bass., November 26, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Marcia Ball Band Don Bennett. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 11/26/00.
DownBeat Magazine shoot at Mutual Musicians Foundation
A bass player stand in the corner of the Mutual Musicians Foundation wearing a straw hat and looking down at the bass. Luqman Hamza sits at the piano smiling down to his left. Karrin Allyson share the piano bench with Luqman and is smiling to her left and watching the saxophonist. Tommy Ruskin is playing the drums just behind Ahmad Alaadeen who closes his eyes as he blows into a tenor saxophone at the DownBeat Magazine Shoot. The wall behind the band is wood paneling with many 8 1/2 x 11 photographs and a banner., June 9, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., DownBeat Mag. Shoot Eddie Saunders. Luqman Hamza. Karrin Allyson. Tommy Ruskin. Ahmad Alaadeen 6/9/00.
Elder Statesmen of KC Jazz at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Elder Statesmen of KC Jazz including Oliver Todd sitting at the piano on the far left of the photograph, then Ben Kynard blowing into a saxophone seated in front of the piano, then Henry Hoard looking down at a saxophone he holds behind a music stand. Behind Henry is Wes Knowles checking the music on a stand with the bass propped up behind him. Then Marcellus Lee seated at the drum set by a wood-paneled wall with a glass block window just above his head. Then Elmer Price, wearing a ball cap, blowing into a trumpet in the same line of chairs as Ben and Henry at the Mutual Musicians Foundation. A row of empty seats and tables are in front of the band. Portrait photographs line the wood-paneled walls of other performers., October 24, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Elder Statesmen of KC Jazz Oliver Todd-Keys. Ben Kynard-Sax. Henry Hoard-Sax. Wes Knowles-Bass. Marcellus Lee-Drums. Elmer Price-Trumpet. MMF 10/24/99.
Everette DeVan performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Everette DeVan's left side as he smiles down at his hands on the keys of a piano at the Board of Directors Inauguration at Mutual Musicians Foundation building. Carl Fusaro's left side is also visible as he stands playing the bass. An unidentified man is sitting behind Carl., September 22, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Everette DeVan. Mutual Musicians Foundation. KCMO 9/22/02.
Everette DeVan playing the piano
Everette DeVan playing the piano and an unidentified bassists playing at the Board of Directors Inauguration, Mutual Musicians Foundation., September 22, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Board of Directors Inauguration Everette DeVan. Mutual Musicians Foundation. KCMO 9/22/02.
Four Fried Chickens & a Coke at the Grand Emporium
Four Fried Chickens and a Coke pose for a photo at the Grand Emporium. Back row: Holding a bass is Landon Murray. Wearing a fedora and a tie is Bill Whitehead. Kenny Richardson holds a saxophone and wears a ball cap backwards. Rich Jones in the back smiles and wears a ball cap. Steve Cox, in the center, smiles directly at the photographer. Sherry Oswald smiles and has her hand on Steve's right shoulder. Doug Oswald, looking serious, wears a ball cap and a fourfriedchickens.com t-shirt, stands beside Sherry and behind a microphone. Herschel McWilliams, looking serious, stands and holds a baritone saxophone at the floor level. Front row: kneeling from left to right: Jon Snow, wearing a cowboy hat smiles to his right while he holds a trumpet. Paul Scofield, wearing a bowler hat and a suit, smiles at the photographer. Brian West, kneeling between the monitors wearing a fourfriedchickens.com t-shirt with sunglasses hanging from the collar, holds a trumpet., November 14, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Fo Fried Chickens & a Coke. Grand Emporium - Nov Jam 11/14/02.
Fuzz Jones at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS
Fuzz Jones, wearing a ball cap, stands and sings into a microphone while playing an electric bass at the Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS., October 19, 2007, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Fuzz Jones. Blues Masters-10 10/19/07.
Gerald Spaits at the American Heartland Theater
Gerald Spaits, eyes closed, slightly leans into a upright bass as his left hand suppresses the strings above his right hand plucking the strings at the American Heartland Theater., March 2, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Gerald Spaits. American Heartland Theater 3/2/03.
Glen Therman at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2000
Glen Therman, wearing a perspiration soaked shirt and an Irish cap, looks intensely to his left as he plays a bass during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 24, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Glen Therman. K.C.KS Street Blues Fest 6/24/00.

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