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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Maness at Jardine's
Bill Maness, facing to the photographer's right, leans in a bit as he plays the piano at Jardines., June 5, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bill Maness. Jardines. KCMO 6/5/06.
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.
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 at the 2000 Kansas City Blues & Jazz Fest
Bobby Watson, wearing a fedora, suspenders, and hair in braids, closes his eyes as he plays an alto saxophone during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival., July 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Watson. Kansas City Blues & Jazz Fest. 2000 7/22/00.
Bobby Watson at the 2001 Kansas City Blues & Jazz Fest
Bobby Watson, looking directly at the photographer, blows into a microphoned alto saxophone during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival., July 20, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Watson. KC Blues & jazz Fest 2001 7/20/01.
Bobby Watson at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2003
Bobby Watson, from his left side, blows into an a lot saxophone that has a microphone in front of it during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Watson. KCKStreet Blues Fest. 2003 6/28/03.
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.
Bobby Watson in the Battle of the Saxes
Bobby Watson, facing to the right of the photographer, blows into a saxophone at the Battle of the Saxes in the Grand Emporium., August 17, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bobby Watson. Battle of the Saxes. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 8/17/00.
Bobby Watson performs at Claude "Fiddler" Williams' 93rd birthday
Bobby Watson, wearing an earring, blows into an alto saxophone in front of a microphone 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., Bobby Watson. Claude "Fid" Williams 93 Birthday Party. Blue Room. KCMO 2/19/01.
Bram Wijnands at the Hurricane
Bram Wijnands, wearing a tux, sits at a keyboard with a microphone at his face with a sequin curtain behind him at the Hurricane:, February 22, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bram Wijnands. Hurricane. Kansas City. MO 2/22/98.
Brenda Walker at the Grand Emporium
Brenda Walker, wearing a hat, sunglasses, and a zebra print coat, blows into a flute right at ta microphone at the Grand Emporium., December 14, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Brenda Walker. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 12/14/00.
Bryan Redmond, member of the Grand Marquis, at the Grand Emporium
Bryan Redmond with a furrowed brow blows into a soprano saxophone as a band member of Grand Marquee at the Grand Emporium. He faces to the left of the photographer., November 14, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bryan Redmond-Grand Marquis - GE 11/14/00.
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.

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