City Light Jazz Ensemble sits in and stands by a 1946 De Soto convertible in front of the Gem Theater with Ida McBeth leaning on the right front hood. Ahmad Alaadeen holds a soprano saxophone straight up in the air as he blows into it. A bass player sits up on top of the back seat holding a upright bass. Right side of this promotional material advertises the Jazz Lovers' Fall Crawl, October 18, 1988.
Jimmy Cheatham (trombone), Red Callender (double bass), and Snooky Young (trumpet) performing together on stage at an unidentified venue; photo taken from the among the audience and a few blurred heads of the audience members can also be seen.
The Levee Town Band stand together for a photo at the Grand Emporium. Jimmie Meade holds a harmonica. Brandon Hudspeth smiles and holds an electric guitar. Jan Faircloth smiles right at the photographer. Jacque Garoutte holds a bass and smiles to the right of the photographer.
Scamps at playing on a stage at Unity Temple on the Plaza: Art Jackson and Eddie Saunders, seated with their eyes closed playing their saxophones; Lucky Wesley looking to his right and smiling as he stands playing the bass behind Eddie Saunders. Rusty Tucker is standing and playing the trumpet facing left. There is a drum set behind Rusty.
Mike Price on stage playing trumpet and using a mute during a performance at the Cheatham Jam Session in San Diego in 1983; unidentified double bassist is partially seen seated behind him as well as part of a drum set, various mutes, and a mostly empty glass of brandy.
Sam Myers, wearing a harmonica belt filled with harmonicas and clutching a harmonica he is blowing into, stands in the middle of the stage between Anson Funderburgh, playing a guitar to Sam's back left, and Lee Oskar, holding a microphone to Sam's back right. A string bass and player are visible between Sam and Lee. One of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium,
Publicity photo for Woody Herman and his orchestra featuring photo of Chubby Jackson playing double bass. Jackson is standing and facing forward while looking to the side and smiling. Jackson is wearing a suit and black tie.
Bill Stuve's head and hands, a member of the band, Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, looks seriously to his left at the neck of a string bass he is gently plucking.
Shot of Buck Clayton and ensemble, (likely Milt Hinton on bass and Jo Jones on drums), from behind while playing Carnegie Hall in New York City; possibly the performance of April 9, 1954 with Mel Powell and his All Stars.
Rick Yord, seated on an amplifier and holding an upright bass, with Tom Hall, seated on a bar stool and strumming a guitar while looking at Rick to his right, and Greg Camp, also seated on a bar stool and strumming a guitar, looks directly at the photographer, together form a blues band performing at Winslow's BBQ.