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.
Richard Townsend, left side profile, wearing an Irish hat and sunglasses, holds a microphone with his right hand and has a guitar strap around his shoulder during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival.
Norman Hedman and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a Dashiki style shirt, seated on a couch, smile at the photographer as they point at each other backstage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, and Jay McShann sit in a room with wood paneled walls and grin at the photographer the day of the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.
Koko Taylor, neck and chest wet with perspiration, closes her eyes and lifts her head to her right, as she smiles and sings into a microphone she is holding in her right hand during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival: