Etta James, one of the national acts to perform at the Cotillion Ballroom in Wichita, KS, holds a microphone to the left of her head and smiles to her right as a trumpet player plays behind the right side of her head.
Ray Charles, and overcoat draped over his shoulders, looks at the floor to his right as he shakes the hand of a seated Myra Taylor who is wearing a sparking fez-type cap. They were one of the national acts to perform at the Music Hall.
Diunna Greenleaf, one of the national acts to perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ for the Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash, from her right side, opens her mouth wide and closes her eyes as she sings into a microphone she clutches with both hands.
Miss Honey Piazza puts her left arm around the shoulders of Evie Quarles. They lean in towards each other so their heads touch. Both are seated and smiling at the photographer. Evie wears a camera vest with many signatures written on it.
The blues band, Cobalt Project, including Brandon Hudspeth, closing his eyes and playing the guitar, Jan Faircloth, playing the drums, Sue Stubbs, closing her eyes and singing into a microphone, and Paul Greenlease looking to his left and playing the guitar at the Grand Emporium.
Evie Quarles sits to Myra Taylor's right as Myra puta her left arm around Evie's shoulders at Washington Park in Kansas City, MO. Both are smiling at the camera. Evie's glasses are setting on her head. Myra is licking her lips.
The blues band, Cobalt Project Band, which includes: Branden Hudspeth, Sue Stubbs, Jan Faircloth, Paul Greenlease. Standing inside the Grand Emporium. Brandon Hudspeth looking down. Jan Faircloth smiling directly at the camera. Paul Greenlease staring solemnly at the photographer. Sue Stubbs, standing in front, arms spread wide, big grin, wearing overalls.
Phillip Walker, one of the national acts to perform at Knuckleheads Saloon, wearing a flat cap, hugs his electric guitar on his lap and leans toward Myra Taylor who is also seated and is singing into a microphone as she stares into Phillip's eyes. A drum set and an electric bass player are visible behind them.