Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Jay McShann Orchestra


Jay McShann Orchestra posing for a photo in the Century Room, located in Kansas City, Missouri. McShann is sitting at the piano. Other musicians shown include (left to right) an unidentified musician, Walter Brown, Charlie Parker, Bob Mabane, Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson, an unidentified musician, an unidentified musician, an unidentified musician, Orville "Piggy" Minor, an unidentified musician, Gus Johnson, and Gene Ramey.

Object Type: 
March 1940
Modern Location: 
3605 Broadway Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
umkc_lsc_dexter_photo-1470.tif, Dave E. Dexter, Jr. Collection
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