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Big Joe Maher at BB's Lawnside Bar-B-Q
Big Joe Maher, one of the national acts to perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ for the Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash, stands and speaks into a microphone he holds in his left hand as he raises his right hand above his head., May 20, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Big Joe Maher. Big Joe Turner Birthday Bas. BB's Lawnside. KCMO 5/20/06.
Billy Lee Lewis at the Grand Emporium
Billy Lee Lewis of the Tommy Castro Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, opens his mouth wide when he looks to his left and plays a drum set., May 15, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Billy Lee Lewis-Tommy Castro Band-Grand Emporium-Kansas City, MO-5/15/99.
Bird Fleming at Kansas City Blues Society 3rd Annual Acoustic Showcase
Bird Fleming, from the left, wearing traditional African clothing, smiles as he plays a Djembe drum with a ksink attached at B. B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q during the Kansas City Blues Society 3rd Annual Acoustic Showcase., August 26, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bird Fleming. Kansas City Blues Society. 3rd Annual Acoustic Showcase 8/26/00.
Bobby Adams at the Grand Emporium
Bobby Adams, wearing a ball cap, looks at the photographer as he twirls a drumstick above the drum set he is playing at the Grand Emporium., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Adams. Grand Emporium.
Bryan Winkert at the Grand Emporium
Bryan Winkert looks towards the cymbal in front of his right shoulder as he plays a drum set at the Grand Emporium., November 24, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bryan Winkert. Grand Emporium. K.C.MO 11/24/98.
Chip Ritter at the Grand Emporium
Chip Ritter (with Long John Hunter Band), one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, grins at the ceiling as he lifts the right drumstick high by his head while he sits at the drum set he is playing., February 25, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Chip Ritter w/ Long John Hunter Band. Grand Emporium .KCMO 2/25/00.
Christ Layton at the 2001 Kansas City Blues & Jazz Fest
Chris Layton looks intently directly at the photographer and out over a drum set he is playing during Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival., July 21, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Chris Layton. KC Blues&Jazz Fest. 2000-Kansas City. MO 7/21/01.
Cindy Egger at the Grand Saloon
Cindy Egger of the Twang Dang Poodles lifts her chin and grins as she plays the drums in front of a brick wall at the Grand Saloon., November 11, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Cindy Egger. Twang Dang Poodles. Grand Saloon. Kansas City, MO 11/11/00.
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.
Daniel Montero at the Grand Emporium
Daniel Montero of the Evan Deace Band, wearing a headset microphone, hangs his mouth open with his tongue hanging out as he plays the drums at the Grand Emporium., December 3, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Daniel Montero-Evan Deace Band-Grand Emporium - 12/3/98.
David Basse at Rhythm & Ribs
David Basse, wearing a fedora and sunglasses, sits at a drum set as he plays during the Rhythm & Ribs Jazz Festival at 18th & Vine., June 17, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., David Basse. Rhythm & Ribs. 18 & Vine Jazz Fest. Kansas City. MO 6/17/05.
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.
Duck Warner, Hugh Ruddick, Len Bacoski, and Richard Townsend outside on a bench
Duck Warner looks serious wearing a cowboy hat, as he holds a trumpet on his leg while he sits on a bench outside. Hugh Ruddick is next to Duck on the bench but sitting on the arm of the bench with his right foot on the seat of the bench. Len Bacoski stands behind Duck and smiles. Richard Townsend stands next to Len and behind Hugh wearing a cowboy hat., April 10, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Top. Len Bacoski. Richard Townsend. Duck Warner. Hugh Ruddick 4/10/00.
Dwight Jenkins at Mill Creek Brewery
Dwight Jenkins, part of the Sonny Kenner Band, wears an Irish cap, plays a drum set, and sings into a microphone on his left at the Mill Creek Brewery., March 1, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Sonny Kenner Band Dwight Jenkins - Mill Creek Brewery. KCMO 3/1/98.
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.
Elija Frazer at the Gem Theater
Elija Frazer looks directly at the photographer as he plays a drum set wearing a tuxedo and smoking a pipe 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., Elija Frazer. Gem Theater. Kansas City, MO 1/22/00.
Frank "Iron Jaw" Oakley, L.C. Gant, and Dawayne Gilley at the Grand Emporium
Frank "Iron Jaw" Oakley, L.C. Gant, and Dawayne Gilley are smiling at the photographer from their seats during the Kansas City Blues Society's 20th Anniversary at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Grand Emporium. The crowd is visible behind them., December 14, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Frank "Iron Jaw" Oakley. L.C. Gant. Dawayne Gilley. KCBS 20th Anniv. Celebration. Grand Emporium. K.C.MO 12/14/00.
Gig at Californos
Myra Taylor sits on a chair on the deck at Californos while Millie Edwards, Geneva Price, and Lori Tucker sit on high top chairs. Bill Maness and Jurgen Welge stand behind the women. There are microphones in the foreground. Everyone is smiling at the camera., June 24, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Deck @ Californos Myra Taylor. Bill Manis Maness. Millie Edwards. Jurgen Welge. Geneva Price. Lori Tucker. 6/24/04.
Grand Marquis at B.B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q
Grand Marquis during the Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash at BB's Lawnside BBQ: Bryan Redmond, wearing a zoot suit and holding a tenor saxophone stands next to Ben Ruth who is smiling and holding his hands in a hug around the neck of a string bass. Lisa McKenzie's serious face is visible behind the string bass. Chad Boydston kneels in front of the band, smiling, wearing a fedora, and holding a trumpet. Sammy Nicolier stands next to Lisa holding a guitar., May 19, 2007, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Grand Marquis. Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash. BB's BarBQ Bryan Redmond, Ben Ruth, Lisa McKenzie, Chad Boydston Ryan Wurtz 5/19/07.
Harold Brown at the Grand Emporium
Harold Brown of the Same Ole Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, happily opens his mouth wide and looks out over a drum set he is playing while he plays a shaker in this left hand., July 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Same Ole Band Harold Brown. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 7/7/00.
Jaisson Taylor at the Grand Emporium
Jaisson Taylor, wearing a dragon-print shirt, smiles at the photographer as he plays a drum set at the Grand Emporium., October 1, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Jaisson Taylor. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 10/1/03.
Jassion Taylor at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2002
Jassion Taylor looks intently at a drum set he sits behind during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 29, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Jassion Taylor. KCKStreet Blues Fest. KCKS 6/29/02.
Jimi Bott of the Fabulous Thunderbirds
Jim Bott of the band the Fabulous Thunderbirds, one of the national acts to perform at the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, wearing a sun hat and Mardi Gras beads, lifts his chin and smiles as he plays a drum set, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Jimi Bott. Fabulous Thunderbirds LRBC 2002.
Jimmy Way at the Grand Emporium
Jimmy Way, of the Chris Duarte Group, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, stares intently straight ahead as he plays a cymbal on the drum set he is playing. Locks of hair stick to the perspiration on his face., June 25, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Chris Duarte Band Jim Way. Grand Emporium. K.C. MO 6/25/99.
John Paul & the Flying Circus
Bill Dye stands behind the drum set and smiles over his right shoulder at the photographer as he holds an electric guitar. He stands beside the drummer, John Hobbs, who is wearing a drum-themed shirt and smiling at the photographer. An unidentified guitarist stands to the left of the drum set holding a guitar and looking at the photographer. An unidentified man with his eyes closed stands behind the guitarist. John Paul Drum stands in front of the drum set and the unidentified guitarist, smiling, holding an amplified harmonica and wearing a harmonica belt and a bandana around his neck at B. B.'s Lawnside BBQ., August 4, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., John Paul & Flying Circus. BB's Lawnside BarB Q. 8/4/03.
Jürgen Welge gapes at his playing at the Hurricane
Jürgen Welge, wearing a tuxedo, gapes at his drum playing at the Hurricane. There is a sequin curtain behind him., February 2, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Jurgen Welge. Hurricane. Kansas City, MO 2/22/98.

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