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.
An unidentified man stands in background as another unidentified sits at a table with Jay McShann, in a tuxedo with a drink in his hand, and likely Speedy Huggins, wearing a flat cap. Ahmad Alaadeen stands behind the table also wearing a tuxedo at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri.
Jay McShann (piano), an unidentified bass player, mostly obscured, Orestie "Rusty" Tucker (drums), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri.
Jay McShann and Al "Delightful De" Bartee with an unidentified woman posing for a photo at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. McShann is standing on the left and shaking hands with Bartee on the right. All three are smiling. Other people are standing in back.
Claude "Fiddler" Williams performing at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He is playing a fiddle near a microphone on stage. Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Jay McCann are sitting in front of the audience. Both are looking up and smiling. Others are sitting back looking up at Williams. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the wall in back.
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Jay McShann sitting in the audience at Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Both are sitting in the center, behind two women. They are smiling and looking at the stage on the left. Other people are sitting around the stage as well. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back.
Musicians and friends posing for a photo at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Ben Kynard, Elsa Hart, Al Bartee, Ronnie McFadden, Betty Crow, Jay McShann, Lonnie McFadden, a young child, and Mary Ellen Farney. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. The back wall has portrait drawings of jazz musicians.
Musicians and friends posing for a photo at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Jay McShann, Al Bartee, and Elsa Hart. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. A poster advertising Sun-Ra is on the back wall.
Long range shot from across the room of Jay McShann performing with Terry Hughes (drums), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Gerald Spaits (bass) (blocked in picture) in Palm Beach, Florida; lots of pink and floral print covered furniture.
Jay McShann performing on stage with members of Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra including Joe Thomas, saxophonist, Greg Eicher, bassist, and unidentified drummer; at the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors Convention in Kansas City (likely).
Terry Hughes playing drums with an unidentified trumpet player in a plaid jacket; the edge of McShann's shoulder and piano and be seen on the right; bookshelves can be seen behind them; unidentified residence in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.
Jay McShann performing with Terry Hughes, drums, and unidentified trumpet player; behind them is a bookshelf, sound equipment, and a mother-in-law's tongue plant; unidentified residence in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.