The photograph is of Stan Kenton speaking at the microphone and his orchestra sitting in the background. Instrumentalists include saxophonists, and trombonists. Kenton's grand piano and string bass player also appear in background.
The photograph is of Stan Kenton smiling in a dark colored suit and his orchestra on a sandy beach. Musicians are holding instruments in the air as they variously look at each other or Kenton who is holding his hands in front of him.