Bennie Moten's Victor Recording Orchestra

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Photograph of Bennie Moten's Orchestra on a stage with their instruments. Pictured, bottom row from left: Mack Washington, drums; Thamon Hayes, trombone; Ed Lewis, 1st trumpet; Paul Webster, 2nd trumpet; Leroy "Bus" Berry, banjo; Harlem Leonard, 1st saxophone; Woodie Waldon, 2nd saxophone; Jack Washington, 3rd saxophone. Pictured, top row from left: Vernon Page, bass; Bennie Moten, piano; "Tiny" Taylor, director & entertainer.

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Kansas City, MO
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Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the American Jazz Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the American Jazz Museum.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
Leroy "Buster" Berry Collection
Digital Object Identifier: 
AJM-MC01-1996-043-0002
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