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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.
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.
Bob Enos at the Grand Emporium
Bob Enos of the band Roomful of Blues, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, shrugs his shoulders and cringes as he holds a trumpet in his right hand., January 5, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Roomful of Blues Bob Enos. Grand Emporium. KCMO 1/15/00.
Boney Fields at the Grand Emporium
Boney Fields, one the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, wearing a bowler hat, blows into a trumpet he holds with a handkerchief., May 22, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Boney Fields. Grand Emporium. KCMO 5/22/98.
Craig Cohick at the Grand Emporium
Craig Cohick, wearing a Hawaiian print shirt, closes his eyes as he blows into a trumpet at the Grand Emporium. The photo is at an angle and basically shows Craig's face and hands., August 9, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Craig Cohick. Grand Emporium, KCMO 8/9/01.
Dave Duffield at the Grand Emporium
From his right side, Dave Duffield looks over the bell of a trumpet he is playing at the Grand Emporium., August 9, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Dave Duffield. Grand Emporium. Kansas City. MO 8/9/01.
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.
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.
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.
George Robinson at the Levee
George Robinson, of the band Simplexity, wearing a ball cap with a "G" on it, closes his eyes as he blows into a trumpet in front of a microphone at the Levee., November 18, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., George Robinson. Simplexity. Levee. Kansas City, MO 11/18/99.
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.
Group playing at 18th and Vine
Myra Taylor is seated in a wheelchair and singing into a microphone with her eyes closed. Sonny Kenner is standing to her left and also singing into a microphone. Ben Kynard and an unidentified saxophonist in a ball cap with a saxophone on the front are standing and playing their saxophones. Sir Godfrey Powell is playing the trumpet and Monny Nash, trombonist, is standing next to Godfrey. 18th & Vine, Kansas City, MO. The jazz combo is situated in a half circle not facing the photographer., September 16, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Myra Taylor. Sonny Kenner. Ben Kynard. Bobby Watson, Sr. Godfry Powell. Monny Nash. 18th & Vine. KansasCity MO 9/16/00.
John Wier at the Grand Emporium
John Wier looks at the center of a trumpet as he performs at the Grand Emporium., No date; likely between 1998 and 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Phil Callier & Jhamm John Wier. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO.
Kermit Ruffins at the 2000 Kansas City Blues & Jazz Fest
Kermit Ruffins, wearing a fedora, from his right side, blows into a trumpet lifted high 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., Kermit Ruffins. K.C. Blues & Jazz Fest. 2000 7/22/00.
Lester "Duck" Warner
Lester "Duck" Warner sit and plays a trumpet in a fedora hat in front of a drum set at Mississippi Graces in Kansas City, KS., January 16, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Lester "Duck" Warner. Mississippi Graces. Kansas City, KS 1/16/99.
Lester "Duck" Warner performs at the Grand Emporium
Lester "Duck" Warner, wearing a fedora and a bead necklace, blows into a trumpet at a microphone at the Grand Emporium. The photograph includes Lester from the chest up., January 4, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Lester "Duck" Warner. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 1/14/99.
Lonnie McFadden performs at Crown Center
Lonnie McFadden blows into a trumpet he is holding with a handkerchief. His eyes are closed and he is facing to the left of the photographer. A crowd is visible seated behind Lonnie wearing a tuxedo at Crown Center., February 14, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Lonnie McFadden. Crown Center 2/14/98.
Marilyn Maye speaks with Lonnie McFadden and Ronnie McFadden, the McFadden Brothers, at Club 427
Marilyn Maye bends to speak with Lonnie McFadden and Ronnie McFadden, the McFadden Brothers, at Club 427 in Kansas City, MO. Ronnie and Lonnie are looking up at Marilyn as they sit at a table behind Talk Radio 710 KCMO microphones. Behind them on a stage are likely, Patty, and a pianist whose face is seen through the uplifted lid of the baby grand piano., January 7, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Marilyn Maye. Lonnie & Ronnie McFadden. Club 427. KCMO. 1/7/98.
Mark Pender at the Grand Emporium
Mark Pender, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, from his left, holds a trumpet high as he plays the instrument., August 12, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mark Pender. Grand Emporium - KCMO 8/12/04.
Mark Pender at the Grand Emporium
Mark Pender is leaning back and blowing into a trumpet held high at the Grand Emporium., August 12, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mark Pender. Grand Emporium - KCMO 8/12/04.
Oliver Todd at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Oliver Todd outlines his face with the back of his hands as he rests his elbows on a table at Mutual Musicians Foundation., January 20, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Oliver Todd. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City. MO 1/20/00.
Oliver Todd leans on his hands at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Oliver Todd rests the left side of his face on his folded hands at a table at the Mutual Musicians Foundation., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Oliver Todd. Mutual Musicians Foundation. Kansas City. MO 1/20/00.
Oliver Todd, Ben Kynard, Carl Fusaro, Henry Hoard, Marcellus Lee and Elmer Price perform at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Oliver Todd seated at and playing a white baby grand piano with his right side toward the photographer is looking intently at the wind players. Standing in front of the piano is an unidentified white male guitarist. Standing to the guitarist's left is Ben Kynard standing and blowing into a tenor saxophone as he looks down at a music stand. Behind and to the left of Ben is Carl Fusaro. Carl is seated behind a music stand as he plays the double bass and looks at the trumpet player. In front of Carl and to Ben's left is Henry Hoard who is blowing into an alto saxophone and looking down at a music stand. Just behind Henry's head, Marcellus Lee's head is visible. To Henry's left, Elmer Price stands and blows into a trumpet as he looks down at a music stand. All are wearing suits and ties at the Mutual Musicians Foundation. There are two tables and four chairs in the foreground. A wood-paneled wall, amplifiers, speakers, and photographs on the wall are visible behind the band., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The names "Oliver Todd Ben Kynard Carl Fusaro Henry Hord Hoard Marcellus Lee Elmer Price" written on front. "Mutual Musicians Foundation 1/20/00" on back.
Pat Morrissey performing at Unity Temple on the Plaza
Pat Morrissey looks down as he holds a trumpet vertical to his chest with a handkerchief in his left hand, but the mouthpiece on his lips, as his right hand reaches for the bell of the trumpet at Unity Temple on the Plaza., December 6, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Deceased Pat Morrissey. Unity Temple.Plaza-KCMO 12/6/00.
Pat Morrissey, Seth Lee and Charles Gatschet entertain during the Creature Crawl
A neon "Open" sign in the window is above Pat Morrissey's head as he sits, wearing a turtleneck sweater, suspenders, and two-tone wingtip shoes, closing his eyes and blowing into a trumpet during the Creature Crawl at the Cup & Saucer. Seth Lee stands behind and to the left of Pat playing the double bass. Charles Gatschet sits to Pat's left and looks confused as he plays guitar. A microphone and music stand are in the foreground., October 28, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Pat Morrissey & Group. Cup & Saucer. Kansas City, MO. Creature Crawl 10/28/99.
Paul "The Bone Dr" Scofield at the Grand Emporium
Paul "The Bone Doctor" Scofield, wearing a fedora, closes his eyes as he blows into a flugelhorn at the Grand Emporium., January 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Paul "The Bone Dr" Scofield. Grand Emporium. Kansas City, MO 1/11/01.
Phil Callier and the Jhamm Band with John Wier on trumpet at the Grand Emporium
Phil Callier and the Jhamm Band, with John Wier on trumpet, stand in front of a wall of graffiti at the Grand Emporium., November 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Phill Callier Band. Grand Emporium. KCMO 9/30/00. John Wier.

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