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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.
AG at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2002
AG, wearing a fedora, plays a saxophone into a microphone 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., AG. KCKSt. Blues Fest. -3rd Parallel. KCKS 6/29/02.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brad Andrew at the Grand Emporium
Brad Andrew of the Marcia Ball Band, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, closes his eyes as he blows into a tenor saxophone at a microphone., November 26, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Marcia Ball Band Brad Andrew. Grand Emporium. KCMO 11/26/00.
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.
Dewey Rucker at the Grand Emporium
Dewey Rucker, wearing a fedora, stares straight ahead as he blows into a saxophone at the Grand Emporium., April 11, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Dewey Rucker. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 4/11/02.
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.
Eddie Saunders and Sonny Kenner at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2000
Eddie Saunders, holding his saxophone on his lap and Sonny Kenner playing a guitar, put their heads together and smile while performing at the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 24, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Eddie Saunders. Sonny Kenner. Kansas City, KS. Street Blues Fest. 6/24/00.
Eddie Saunders at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival 2000
Eddie Saunders, wearing a beret, blows into a saxophone 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., Eddie Saunders. K.C.Ks. StreetBluesFest. 6/24/00.
Eddie Saunders the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Fest
Eddie Saunders, wearing a beret, tilts his head to the left as he blows into a saxophone at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival., June 24, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Eddie Saunders - KCKS S & Blues Fest 6/24/00.
Eddie Shaw at the W.C. Handy Awards
Eddie Shaw, wearing a straw fedora, closes his eyes as he stands behind a microphone and blows into a tenor saxophone that has a microphone pointed as its bell 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., WC Handy Awards Weekend Eddie Shaw. Kings Place. Beale St. Memphis, TN 5/28/99.
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 and Eddie Saunders play
Everette DeVan plays the piano as Eddie Saunders plays the saxophone at the Board of Directors Inauguration, Mutual Musicians Foundation. Both are seated with their back to a wood paneled wall. Both are sideways to the photographer., September 22, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Eddie Saunders. Everette DeVan. MMF. Board of Directors Inauguration 9/22/02.

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