Jimmy Cheatham (center) standing at a bar with Papa Jo Jones (left) and Jackie Williams (likely); a glass of alcohol is on the bar and many bottle are lined up behind the bar with a three rows of dollar bills running the length of the bar overhead.
"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.
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.
View from the side of Mary Lou Williams playing piano (facing the right) with a chorus of Women singers, including Jeannie Cheatham, behind her; also seen is an unidentified African American male drummer.
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.
Chico Hamilton playing drums in his military uniform under a basketball net in an gym at an unspecified place; the drum is marked with the initials F H and beside him two unidentified African American trumpet players are playing; Hamilton is looking directly at the camera.
View from behind and offstage of Jimmy Cheatham with Thad Jones and Mel Lewis on stage standing amid a tangle of wires in Madison, Wisconsin; Jones has his arm around Lewis and is laughing; audience members in the auditorium can be seen.
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.
Ironman Harris and an unidentified woman (white), both dressed in capes as vampires, on stage and drawing close to each other; part of a drum set and paper streamers can be seen behind them; at a night club on Harbor Island, San Diego.