Three members of a band, likely ZZ Top, are barely visible playing on stage. They all wear cowboy hats. One sings into a microphone as he plays a guitar. The other stands back by the drums and drummer while playing possibly a bass. The drummer is mostly not visible since he's out of the shine of the lights.
"Doc" Cheatham on stage playing trumpet in front of a microphone and using a mute; behind him an unidentified drummer playing a blue set of drums and an unidentified double bassist can be see accompanying him.
Jimmy Cheatham standing behind Jeannie, seated in a yellow chair, with Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, and two unidentified other men (one African American, one white) standing beside them; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago.
Three men in a band, likely ZZ Top, are playing on stage. They all wear cowboy hats. Two are holding guitars (possibly one of them is a bass guitarist), and are standing behind microphones. The drummer is visible playing behind the guitarists. Tops and backs of heads are in the foreground of the photograph.
Mel Lewis, Jeannie Cheatham, Jay McShann, and Jimmy Cheatham all standing together outside of a white luxury car in a parking lot for a photo; Jimmy is carrying a stack of papers in one hand; hills can be seen behind them.
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano, Dinky Morris playing saxophone, Rickey Woodard playing clarinet, unidentified saxophonist, and Ironman Harris on drums all on stage performing together at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago; a sign for the Jazz Showcase is above them; both Morris and the unidentified saxophonist are wearing identical red berets.
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano and singing into a microphone at an outdoor venue; Red Callender (double bass) and Ironman Harris (drums) are accompanying her; she's facing the right of the photo and audience members can be seen on an upper level of the venue.
Jesse Price Band performing at an unidentified venue. From left to right: Franz Bruce holding a saxophone, Jesse Price playing drums, Laverne Barker standing with a bass, and Robert "Junior" Williams holding a saxophone. Everyone is wearing a suit. Price is wearing a long tie and the others are wearing bow ties. A label on the photo identifies everyone.
Big Mama Thornton seated on stage during the KPBS Special "3 Generations of the Blues"; she's wearing a jacket and cowboy hat and looking over to the right; behind her an unidentified guitarist and drummer are seen along with partial views of other musicians.
Ironman Harris at his drum set while below and to the side of him are seated Dinky Morris, Clora Bryant, and Curtis Peagler; Morris has his saxophone and is wearing a red beret as is Peagler; Peagler also is wearing red suspenders and sunglasses; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago.
Marcellus Lee performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Lee is singing into a microphone while playing drums. A large picture of musicians is hanging behind Lee on a brick wall.
Al "Delightful De" Bartee at an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. Bartee is playing drums while looking down. He is wearing a white shirt and vest. Sonny Kenner and Milt Abel are playing off camera.
Jazz musicians playing for an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. From left to right: Donald Cox playing piano, Eddie Saunders playing saxophone, Milt Abel playing bass, and Al "Delightful De" Bartee playing drums. They are on a temporary stage in front of the house.
Jazz musicians playing for an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. From left to right: Milt Abel playing bass, Al Bartee playing drums, and Sonny Kenner playing electric guitar. They are on a temporary stage in front of the house.