Marvine McKeithen stands behind the bar and looks doubtful at an unidentified woman seated at the bar telling a story at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called Club Paradox. An unidentified man also sits at the bar.
Marvine McKeithen holds up Bobby Rush's hand and arm as she smiles and speaks into a microphone on the stage at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox. There are two unidentified women standing behind Bobby and Marvine.
Larry Garner, wearing a fedora, closes his eyes as he plays the guitar at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox. An unidentified band of a keyboard player, a drummer, and a bass player are surrounding Larry. A disco ball is above Larry's head.
Allen Monroe, keyboards reflected in his glasses' lenses, wears a Vietnam veteran ball cap and looks directly at the photographer with a microphone to the left of his face at the Kansas City, KS Blues Street Fest.
Connie Humiston, Bobby Rush and a group of six unidentified people stand behind a seated DC Bellamy. Marvine McKeithen stands beside DC Bellamy at one of the juke joints in Kansas City call the Club Paradox.
Some of the crowd dances while others sit with drinks in front of the stage at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox. A guitarist and a harmonica player are visible behind the dancers.
DC Bellamy, wearing fedora and holding a drink, points a finger at a patron seated at a table as he regales a story in one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox. The audience and seated and standing all around DC.
Evie Quarles and Bobby Rush give each other a big side hug as they grin at the photographer during the Thanksgiving Blues Breakfast in Kansas City, KS. Evie's glasses are propped on her head and knocked slightly askew by Bobby's baseball cap which has "RS" embroidered on it.
Music authors Jim O'Neal and Dawayne Gilley stand on either side of photographer, James Fraher, at the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival. All three are holding a framed, poster-sized, photograph of the Mutual Musicians Foundation members sitting on the front porch, street, and yard of the Mutual Musicians Foundation building.