Robert Lockwood, Jr., one of the national acts to appear at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, from his right side, looks seriously out over a microphone as he strums a guitar sitting on his lap with only his right hand.
Henry Butler, wearing sunglasses, sits and plays a grand piano during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. The stage lights are above his head. The audience is visible between the legs of the piano.
Claude "Fiddler" Williams, wearing a fedora and holding a violin and bow in his left hand, waves as Mike Fitzgerald hands him the Jazz Ambassador plaque at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Fest. Blanche Williams stand between them wearing sunglasses. The plaque states, "In recognition of the great contributions you have made to Kansas City & it's reputation for jazz excellence. Claude "Fiddler" Williams. From your friends The K.C. Jazz Ambassadors 2000" and has an gold eighth note over a wavy staff. Mike is wearing a Mardi-Gra type necklace with musical instruments hanging from it. An unidentified man is standing behind Claude.
Clarence Gatemouth Brown, wearing a cowboy hat and shirt, from his left side, smiles as bows a violin during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. There is an eagle embroidered on the collar of his shirt.