Bennie Moten Orchestra

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Description

Circa 1931 photograph of the Bennie Moten Orchestra posed in front of the Fairyland Park stage at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street. Pictured in bottom row are Count Basie, Hot Lips Page, Ed Lewis, Eddie Durham, Woodie Walder, Leroy Berry, Harlan Leonard, and Jack Washington (second, third fourth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, and twelfth from left, respectively). Top row, from left are Bennie Moten, Bus Moten, and James Rushing.

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Date Created
1931
Modern Location
7501 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Owning Organization
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Leroy "Buster" Berry Collection
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Digital Object Identifier
AJM-MC01-96-43-5