Anson Funderburgh and Lee McBee, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, perform together. Anson looks to his left towards Lee whose eyes are closed as he blows into an amplified harmonica he clutches in both hands.
Sweet Baby Blues Band's horn section: Nolan Shaheed (trumpet), George Bohanon (trombone), Jeff Clayton (tenor sax), Louis Taylor (clarinet), and John Stephens (baritone sax) performing on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala.
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.
Allen Monroe, facing to the right of the photographer, plays a white console piano with his left foot crossed over his right knee, wearing a Fair Isle sweater as Jay McShann looks on seated at a table behind Allen at the Jackson County 175 Anniversary Awards. Two women standing in overcoats facing sideways to the photographer are having a conversation. A large group of unidentified people are standing behind Jay McShann.
Bob Boss pausing for a photo while holding his guitar and smiling; tables and other people can be seen behind him; at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala.
The Levee Town Band stand together for a photo at the Grand Emporium. Jimmie Meade holds a harmonica. Brandon Hudspeth smiles and holds an electric guitar. Jan Faircloth smiles right at the photographer. Jacque Garoutte holds a bass and smiles to the right of the photographer.
Drew Cady and Monica Ball speaking together at a microphone on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are laughing and looking toward the middle left of the photo.
Myra Taylor is seated and laughing with her eyes closed while holding a microphone with her right hand and holding her left hand around the shoulder of Buck O'Neil. Buck is also holding a microphone and looking to the photographers right at the Blue Room, 18th & Vine.
Scamps at playing on a stage at Unity Temple on the Plaza: Art Jackson and Eddie Saunders, seated with their eyes closed playing their saxophones; Lucky Wesley looking to his right and smiling as he stands playing the bass behind Eddie Saunders. Rusty Tucker is standing and playing the trumpet facing left. There is a drum set behind Rusty.
Ann Rabson, from the left, looks out over the keyboard she is playing and sings into a microphone on Beale Street, Memphis, for the W.C. Handy Awards. A drum set and a brick wall is visible behind her.