The Levee Town Band stand together for a photo at the Grand Emporium. Jimmie Meade holds a harmonica. Brandon Hudspeth smiles and holds an electric guitar. Jan Faircloth smiles right at the photographer. Jacque Garoutte holds a bass and smiles to the right of the photographer.
Spoon Wilson and D.C. Bellamy, standing wearing beefeater costumes, and an unidentified woman, have crowned Little Hatch the king during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival. The seated audience is visible behind this group.
Frank "Iron Jaw" Oakley, L.C. Gant, and Dawayne Gilley are smiling at the photographer from their seats during the Kansas City Blues Society's 20th Anniversary at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Grand Emporium. The crowd is visible behind them.
Big Joe Maher, one of the national acts to perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ for the Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash, stands and speaks into a microphone he holds in his left hand as he raises his right hand above his head.
Myra Taylor sits in a wheelchair as Tim Whitmer sits behind her, Kim Park stands behind Tim Whitmer with his hands on Tim's shoulders, Carl Bender stands behind Kim Park and James Albright, James Albright sits to the left of Kim Park and Jürgen Welge sits at the piano beside Tim Whitmer at Unity Temple on the Plaza. All are smiling at the photographer.
A bass player stand in the corner of the Mutual Musicians Foundation wearing a straw hat and looking down at the bass. Luqman Hamza sits at the piano smiling down to his left. Karrin Allyson share the piano bench with Luqman and is smiling to her left and watching the saxophonist. Tommy Ruskin is playing the drums just behind Ahmad Alaadeen who closes his eyes as he blows into a tenor saxophone at the DownBeat Magazine Shoot. The wall behind the band is wood paneling with many 8 1/2 x 11 photographs and a banner.
Jim Bott of the band the Fabulous Thunderbirds, one of the national acts to perform at the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, wearing a sun hat and Mardi Gras beads, lifts his chin and smiles as he plays a drum set
Bill Dye stands behind the drum set and smiles over his right shoulder at the photographer as he holds an electric guitar. He stands beside the drummer, John Hobbs, who is wearing a drum-themed shirt and smiling at the photographer. An unidentified guitarist stands to the left of the drum set holding a guitar and looking at the photographer. An unidentified man with his eyes closed stands behind the guitarist. John Paul Drum stands in front of the drum set and the unidentified guitarist, smiling, holding an amplified harmonica and wearing a harmonica belt and a bandana around his neck at B. B.'s Lawnside BBQ.
The Scamps on stage at the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Fest in 2004. Lucky Wesley is standing on the right side of a stage, smiling, wearing a French cap, and holding a plaque that reads, "Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival. June 25 & 26, 2004. Honors The Scamps. "20th Anniversary Celebration." Standing on the back of the stage are drummer, Wallace Jones, trumpet player, Rusty Tucker and keyboard player, Rusty Massingale. Seated on the front of the stage are saxophonists Art Jackson and Eddie Saunders. Art Jackson and Rusty Massingale are wearing post-cataract surgery sunglasses. Eddie Saunders is smiling down at the photographer as he is wearing a straw hat, holding a cane in his right hand and a folder in his left. His left foot has only a sock on it. Hanging on the back of the stage are the flag of the United States, a Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival banner, and a Kaw Valley banner.