Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Bennie Moten's Orchestra

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Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments on bandstand, likely to be Paseo Hall, 15th Street and Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, c. 1925. Pictured from left: Willie McWashington, drums; LaForest Dent, banjo; Vernon Page, brass bass; Thamon Hayes, trombone; Lamar Wright, cornet; Bennie Moten, piano; Harlan Leonard, alto saxophone; Woody Walder, tenor saxophone. Source: Charles Goodwin.

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Date: 
1924
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1414 Truman Road
Kansas City, MO
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
KCMA-PC35-0762
Digital Object Identifier: 
KCMA-PC35-0762