Jay McShann playing piano with a band (Orville Minor, Bob Mabane, Gus Johnson, Bernard Anderson, Charlie Parker, Gene Ramey); recording for radio station KFBI in Wichita, Kansas; portrait of Lincoln is hanging on the wall behind them; recording microphone and several chairs are in front of the group.
John Packer with Jay McShann at the Grand Emporium in Kansas City, Missouri; Packer is leaning on his bass watching McShann play piano; a microphone is also in the photo between them and McShann's hearing aid can be seen.
Duke Ellington (left) with unidentified men and women (one African American man); members of the press around seen around them with cameras, and microphones; they are standing by a large stone hearth with modern painting above it.
Jay McShann seated next to another unidentified man during an event for USAir with Mayor Richard Berkley (at podium) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri; the front desk can be seen behind them and an arrangement of yellow flowers is in front.
Jay McShann (far right) and five other, unidentified, men seated in a row on stage answering questions from an audience; the third man from the left is holding the microphone and speaking; likely aboard the SS Norway.
Joe Newman seated on a low couch with Marilyn Moore next to him; Newman's holding a microphone and wearing headphones; Moore is wearing a red and white patterned wrap over a white dress and showing a fair bit of décolletage; both looking over to the right of the photo; Paris, France.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with a cigarette in his mouth; Jimmy Cheathm in white has his back to the camera and an unidentified bassist is leaning forward between them; microphones are seen; unknown venue.
Jay McShann playing piano on stage with an unidentified bassist, and Paul Gunther, drummer, during an outdoor event; tree at the edge of the stage and tent awnings and more trees seen beyond the stage; McShann looks like he's singing into a microphone.
Jay McShann wearing glasses as he plays piano at the Innere Enge Hotel in Bern, Switzerland; a microphone is set up in front of him; head turned to look over at the camera; a man from the audience is behind McShann.