Mid-1920s photograph of the Eblon Theater Orchestra with drummer Samuel "Baby" Lovett (far left) and musical director & ragtime composer James Scott (second from right).
Lovett, Samuel "Baby"
Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra: Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar; et al.. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.
Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra, likely taken at the Chestnut Inn circa 1940. Pictured are Elbert "Coots" Dye, piano; Ernie Henderson, vocals; Gene Carter, saxophone; Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.
Photograph by J. E. Miller of Woodie Walder's Swing Unit. Pictured from left: Woodie Walder, reeds; Elbert "Coots" Dye, piano; Bill Terry, vocals; Baby Lovett, drums; Jack Johnson, bass.
1932 photograph of Thamon Hayes’ Kansas City Rockets group posed in front of the Fairyland Park stage at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street. From left: Ed Lewis, Baby Lovett, Jesse Stone, Richard Smith, Herman Walder, Thamon Hayes, Vic Dickenson, Woodie Walder, Harlan Leonard, Booker T. Washington, Vernon Page.
Photograph of Count Basie, piano, performing with Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Clairborne "Frog" Graves, saxophone; and Jimmy Hill, guitar. A tipping "kitty" is shown at left center.
Thamon Hayes’ Rockets on stage at Fairyland Park, ca. 1930. Fairyland Park was located at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street.