The Blues Emporium Color Publicity Photo, 1978

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Title

The Blues Emporium Color Publicity Photo, 1978

Subject

Becker, John
Kittrell, Jean
Huston, Bill

Description

Publicity photo of Jean Kittrell with John Becker and Bill Huston who formed the Blues Emporium for a two-week stint of performances on the Robert E. Lee Showboat in 1978. Becker (banjo) and Huston (electric bass) are pictured wearing bright patterned vests, white dress shirts, and black pants. Kittrell (piano and vocals) is in a black jumpsuit with white halter neckline and belt accent. After the two-weeks of sustituting for the Robert E. Lee's regular band, Huston retired from the group, Red Lehr was incorporated, and the Jazz Incredibles were formed.

Date

1978

Relation

Jean Kittrell Digital Collection

Type

Still Image
Still Image

Identifier

JMK_2017_9_17_0001

Coverage

St. Louis, Missouri

Original Format

Color photograph

Physical Dimensions

10 x 8 in.

Citation

“The Blues Emporium Color Publicity Photo, 1978,” Digital Exhibits, accessed May 25, 2024, https://digitallis.isg.siue.edu/items/show/2711.

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