Janiva Magness, one of the national acts to perform at the Gladstone Blues Festival, sings into a microphone she holds in her left hand as she points all of her fingers out, palm down, of her right hand.
Myra Taylor in a publicity photograph. She's wearing a beanie cap, smiling up to her left, and holding her hands up and open by her face. Below the photo are the words, "Jump, Blues, Jazz, and Swing. P.O. Box 5886 K.C.MO. 64171. www.myrataylor.com. Contact: Dawayne Gilley. APO Records 800-716-3553. Voicemail 816-247-2316.
Renée Austin, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, closes her eyes, opens her mouth wide, lifts her chin, and spreads the fingers of her right hand wide as she sings into a microphone.