Pinetop Perkins, from the left, sits on stage at a grand piano, wearing a bowler hat while he performs at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. The audience is visible between the legs of the piano.
Wilson Pickett, from his right side, one of the national acts at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, closes his eyes, makes a fist with his right hand and sings into a microphone held in his left hand.
Lawrence Wright stands behind a keyboard, looking straight at the photographer, and lays his left hand over his heart as he holds a plaque high with his right hand at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. The plaque reads in part: Kansas City Blues Society in recognition of forty years . . . present to Lawrence Wright the lifetime achievement award.
Peggy Scott Adams, wearing an Asian inspired blouse, stands facing the photographer, mouth wide open, with the microphone held low by her right side during Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. A microphone and an unidentified man are visible behind her.