Sam Myers, wearing a harmonica belt filled with harmonicas and clutching a harmonica he is blowing into, stands in the middle of the stage between Anson Funderburgh, playing a guitar to Sam's back left, and Lee Oskar, holding a microphone to Sam's back right. A string bass and player are visible between Sam and Lee. One of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium,
Bob Margolin sits and sings into a microphone, mouth wide open, while he plays a microphoned slide dobro guitar. Charlie Musselwhite is seated to Bob's left playing the harmonica during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival.
King Clarentz, wearing a headband, Dashiki, knee-high laced boots with jeans tucked into the boots, smiles from his seat on stage as he plays an electric guitar during Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. His left foot rests on a tambourine on a wooden box. Surrounding him are drums, guitars, speakers, lights and microphones. His chairs sits up on two Coca Cola crates.
Bill Stuve's head and hands, a member of the band, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks seriously to his left at the neck of a string bass he is gently plucking.
Provine "Little" Hatch's head and hands are visible in the photograph as he plays harmonica into a microphone at BB's Lawnside BBQ for his 80th birthday. He's wearing a plaid shirt. The straps of his bib overalls visible in the photograph. He is facing to the photographer's left.
Rick Yord, seated on an amplifier and holding an upright bass, with Tom Hall, seated on a bar stool and strumming a guitar while looking at Rick to his right, and Greg Camp, also seated on a bar stool and strumming a guitar, looks directly at the photographer, together form a blues band performing at Winslow's BBQ.
Mark Wenner of the Nighthawks, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, with tattoo sleeves and wearing a shirt with a dragon on it, looks seriously to his right and blows into an amplified harmonica.
Rod Piazza, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, wearing sunglasses, from his left side, blows into an amplified harmonica that he clutches with his left hand and controls the sound with his right.
Group photograph of all of the participants in the 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads, Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS. The Masters stand between the pews looking up distrustingly to their right with Blue Masters at the Crossroads banners hung behind the group.