Samuel "Baby" Lovett is seated behind a drum set. "Baby Lovett" is displace on wall in the top, left of center, portion of the photograph. "BL" is printed in stylized lettering and "To my friend De Johnson From Baby Lovett" is written on the base drum.
Six members of the Chauncey Downs Orchestra performing with drums, three saxophones, a trumpet and an upright bass. "CD" is written on the three band stands in front of each seated saxophone player.