Poster advertising performances at Boone Theatre, Kansas City, for eight days commencing Saturday, September 27, 1941; featured events include a "Midnite Ramble Saturday-Sunday-Thursday" and "Jack Schenck presents Darktown Scandals"; poster advertises featured singer Ida Cox, "Plus red-hot stage band", and 'Cast of 35 / 12 singing, dancing, hi-brown babies;" illustration of dancing girl on poster.
Luqman Hamza (piano) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad Alaadeen's soprano saxophone can be seen on the left of photograph (mostly obscured).
Cotton Candy Washington slants her eyes to the right with a smile on her face as she hold an unlit cigarette with long, long finger nails, long long earrings, and wearing a very fashionable hat at the Living Blues Weekend Photo Shoot at the Mutual Musicians Foundation Building.
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.
Roy Searcy, wearing a pinstripe suit and a fedora hat, grins at the photographer with a cake in front of him that has written in frosting, "God Bless You Roy - Kansas City Loves You Happy 81 Birthday" during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater.
Ahmad Alaadeen sits on a barstool in front of a white baby grand piano at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, MO possibly during the Tradin' 4s Series: Generations and the Gap. He sits in front of a wall of 8 x 10 black and white headshot photographs.
Dawayne Gilley, standing in a tuxedo, looks to his left at Ramonda Doakes who is looking up to her right and smiling at Dawayne on stage at the Living Blues Party at the Gem. Ramonda is wearing a full-length duster jacket that is of contemporary design.
James Fraher, Ramonda Doakes. John Brisbin, Dawayne Gilley stand arm in arm in the doorway of the Mutual Musicians Foundation, 1823 Highland Avenue to participate in the Living Blues Weekend Photo Shoot.