Rosco Gordon plays a grand piano and sings into a microphone as Doug James waits, sitting on a high stool at the head of the piano looking down at the floor while holding a baritone saxophone between his legs at the 4th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS.
Kelley Hunt and Johnnie Johnson were an national act that performed at Liberty Hall in Lawrence KS. Kelley Hunt sings into a microphone as she stands behind and looking at Johnnie Johnson playing the piano. Johnnie wear a leather Irish cap. Two bottles of water are in the foreground sitting on the piano edge.
Group photograph of all of the participants in the 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads, Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS. The Masters stand between the pews looking up distrustingly to their right with Blue Masters at the Crossroads banners hung behind the group.
Evie Quarles and Carey Bell during the All Stars Blues Jam at Blue Heaven Studio in Salina, KS. Evie, glasses resting on her upper forehead, smiles at the photographer as she has her left arm around the shoulder of Carey Bell. Carey Bell smiles directly at the photographer.
Marvine McKeithen holds up Bobby Rush's hand and arm as she smiles and speaks into a microphone on the stage at one of the juke joints in Kansas City called the Club Paradox. There are two unidentified women standing behind Bobby and Marvine.
Bob Stroger, wearing a cowboy had with a peacock feather in the hat band, crouches down to the left of a seated Myra Taylor and Carol Fran and extends his arms around them at the 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at the Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS.
Carol Fran and Myra Taylor sit side by side and smile at the photographer at the 5th Annual Blues Masters at the Crossroads at Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, KS. The audience is visible in pews sitting behind Carol and Myra.
Miss Honey Piazza puts her left arm around the shoulders of Evie Quarles. They lean in towards each other so their heads touch. Both are seated and smiling at the photographer. Evie wears a camera vest with many signatures written on it.
Steve "Mr. Microphone" Cox of the blues band, Four Fried Chickens & a Coke, sings into a microphone wearing a fedora and a lame shirt. Sherry "The Chick" Oswald is visible behind Steve blowing into a saxophone.
Evie Quarles sits to Myra Taylor's right as Myra puta her left arm around Evie's shoulders at Washington Park in Kansas City, MO. Both are smiling at the camera. Evie's glasses are setting on her head. Myra is licking her lips.