Count Basie Band at The Dreamland Ballroom
This is a photograph of the Count Basie Band at the Dreamland Ballroom in January 1947. North Omaha musician Preston Love Sr. was a member of Count Basie's band at the time of the performance.
Left to Right: Jack Washington, Baritone Sax; Buddy Tate, Tenor Sax; Jo Jones, drums; Freddy Green, guitar; Bob Bailey, Vocals; Walter Page, Bass. Preston Love Sr., Alto Sax, but only the very tip of his horn is visible in the bottom in this photo.
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