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.
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.
John Hammond, from his right side, is seated and craning his head upward to reach the microphone while he strums a guitar during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. He has a harmonica holder and harmonica around his neck. He is smiling.