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Gil Evans, jazz musician

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Collection Photographer:
Davies, Diana, 1938-
Extent:
1 folder (1 sheet: photographic negatives, black and white, 35 mm)
1 contact sheet (black and white)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Permission for the duplication or publication of items in the Diana Davies Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archives staff for further information.
Collection Citation:
Diana Davies photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.DAVIE, File FP-DAVI-BWNE-0577
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Diana Davies photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-davie-ref899

Gil Evans, jazz musician

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Collection Photographer:
Davies, Diana, 1938-
Extent:
1 folder (1 sheet: photographic negatives, black and white, 35 mm)
1 contact sheet (black and white)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Permission for the duplication or publication of items in the Diana Davies Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archives staff for further information.
Collection Citation:
Diana Davies photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.DAVIE, File FP-DAVI-BWNE-0575
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Diana Davies photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-davie-ref895

Gil Evans, jazz musician

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Collection Photographer:
Davies, Diana, 1938-
Extent:
1 folder (1 sheet: photographic negatives, black and white, 35 mm)
1 contact sheet (black and white)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Permission for the duplication or publication of items in the Diana Davies Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archives staff for further information.
Collection Citation:
Diana Davies photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.DAVIE, File FP-DAVI-BWNE-0576
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Diana Davies photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-davie-ref898

List of jazz musicians who visited Gertrude Abercrombie's home

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Creator:
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977
Subject:
Abercrombie, Gertrude
Gillespie, Dizzy
Parker, Charlie
Roach, Max
Rollins, Sonny
Type:
Writings
Date:
circa 1963
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 note : handwritten ; 15 x 10 cm.
Summary:
Handwritten list with annotations next to some jazz musicians' names. Artur Schnabel, a classical pianist, is also on this list.
Date based on a date found on another page in the same group of notes.
Citation:
List of jazz musicians who visited Gertrude Abercrombie's home, circa 1963. Gertrude Abercrombie papers, 1880-1986, bulk, 1935-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Jazz musicians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19573
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Gertrude Abercrombie papers, 1880-1986, bulk, 1935-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19573
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Jazz musicians at Sopris (Colorado) Restaurant

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Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1970
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Photographic Print : 1
Citation:
Jazz musicians at Sopris (Colorado) Restaurant, circa 1970 / unidentified photographer. Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17073
See more items in:
Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17073
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The Making of a Millennial Jazz Musician: Elijah Jamal Balbed

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Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:21:22 +0000
Blog Post Category:
At the Smithsonian
At the Smithsonian
Blogs
Around the Mall
Topic:
0
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_e16b0ac32f66663dca0ce72297435462

Jazz musicians at Sopris (Colorado) Restaurant. John Powers on left (sax)

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Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1970
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Photographic Print : 1
Citation:
Jazz musicians at Sopris (Colorado) Restaurant. John Powers on left (sax), circa 1970 / unidentified photographer. Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17074
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Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17074

Jazz, Blues and Salsa Musicians

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Collection Photographer:
Davies, Diana, 1938-
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973-1995, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Permission for the duplication or publication of items in the Diana Davies Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archives staff for further information.
Collection Citation:
Diana Davies photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.DAVIE, Series 9
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Diana Davies photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-davie-ref691

Jazz Musicians, Trumpeter and Bass Player, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Powers, Elizabeth C.
Medium:
Bronze, green-brown patina
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Commerce Bancshares, Inc Art Department 1000 Walnut Street Kansas City Missouri 64106
Located Eight-Eleven Garage 811 Main Street Kansas City Missouri
Date:
Ca. 1963-1964. Dedicated April 24, 1964
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Missouri, Kansas City survey, 1994.
Commerce Bankshares, Inc., 2017.
Summary:
Two standing figures of musicians in relief installed on the wall of a building. The shorter of the two is playing a standing bass. The taller figure plays a trumpet. They wear festive clothing and large boots. Figures may be African American.
Topic:
Figure group--Male
Performing Arts--Music--Bass
Performing Arts--Music--Trumpet
Ethnic
Control number:
IAS MO000185
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_319361

Horace Silver at the November 23, 1955 session for "The Jazz Messengers at Cafe Bohemia (Blue Note) [black-and-white photoprint]

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Photographer:
Wolff, Francis 1907?-1971
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael
Mosaic Images
Subject:
Silver, Horace 1928-2014
Cafe Bohemia
Blue Note Records
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 35.5 x 36.0 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1955
1950-2000
1950-1960
Cite as:
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Piano
Local number:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
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Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379679

Jazz

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Artist:
William Sharp, 1900 - 1961
Sitter:
William Henry Smith, Nov 1897 - Apr 1973
Al Block, born 1926
Ed Kane, born 1920
Harold Shachner, born 1920
Francis Joseph Spanier, 1906 - 1967
Medium:
Color lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 56cm x 33cm (22 1/16" x 13")
Sheet: 66.3cm x 58cm (26 1/8" x 22 13/16")
Culture:
William Henry Smith: American\African American
Harold Shachner: American\African American
Francis Joseph Spanier: American\African American
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1960
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet
Music\Musical instrument\Trombone
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone
Music\Musical instrument\Drum
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Derby
Music\Musical instrument\Bass
Music\Musical instrument\Flute
Music\Musical instrument\Clarinet
William Henry Smith: Male
William Henry Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
William Henry Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
William Henry Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Al Block: Male
Al Block: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist
Ed Kane: Male
Ed Kane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Ed Kane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Flutist
Harold Shachner: Male
Harold Shachner: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bass
Francis Joseph Spanier: Male
Francis Joseph Spanier: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Ruth Sharp
Object number:
NPG.90.53
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.90.53

[George Wein (pianist) at La Grande Parade du Jazz] [black-and-white photoprint], 1984

view [George Wein (pianist) at La Grande Parade du Jazz] [black-and-white photoprint], 1984 digital asset number 1
Donor:
Myers, Stephanie
Subject:
Wein, George
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1984
1950-2000
1980-1990
Cite as:
Photograph by Stephanie Myers, 1984. From Stephanie Myers Jazz Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist
Topic:
Jazz
Musicians
Pianists
Local number:
AC0887-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
Stephanie Myers Jazz Photographs, 1984-1987
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_283918

Ron Carter at Sam Rivers's May 21, 1965 session for "Contours" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

view Ron Carter at Sam Rivers's May 21, 1965 session for "Contours" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Wolff, Francis 1907?-1971
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael
Mosaic Images
Subject:
Carter, Ron 1937-
Blue Note Records
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1965
1950-2000
1950-1960
Cite as:
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Local number:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
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Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379668

J.J. Johnson and Miles Davis at Davis's session of April 20, 1953 for "The Miles Davis All-Stars" (Blue Note) at WOR Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint]

view J.J. Johnson and Miles Davis at Davis's session of April 20, 1953 for "The Miles Davis All-Stars" (Blue Note) at WOR Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Wolff, Francis 1907?-1971
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael
Mosaic Images
Subject:
Davis, Miles
Johnson, J.J. 1924-
Blue Note Records
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 36.5 x 36.5 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1953
1957
1950-2000
1950-1960
Cite as:
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Local number:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379673

Alfred Lion and Thelonious Monk at Monk's May 30, 1952 session for "Genius of Modern Music" (Blue Note) at WOR Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint]

view Alfred Lion and Thelonious Monk at Monk's May 30, 1952 session for "Genius of Modern Music" (Blue Note) at WOR Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Wolff, Francis 1907?-1971
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael
Mosaic Images
Subject:
Lion, Alfred
Monk, Thelonious
Blue Note Records
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1952
1950-2000
1950-1960
Cite as:
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Local number:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379678

Forever Jazz single

Title: Scott Catalogue USA 4503
view Forever Jazz single digital asset number 1
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. (4.13 x 3.18 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
2011
Topic:
Black Heritage
Music & Musicians
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2011.2025.29
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2011.2025.29

42c Latin Jazz single

Title: Scott Catalogue USA 4349
view 42c Latin Jazz single digital asset number 1
Medium:
paper; ink / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 8, 2008
Description:
mint
Topic:
Music & Musicians
Hispanic Heritage
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2009.2001.212
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2001.212

Clifford Brown at his August 28, 1053 session for "The Clifford Brown Sextet (Blue Note) at Audio-Video Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint]

view Clifford Brown at his August 28, 1053 session for "The Clifford Brown Sextet (Blue Note) at Audio-Video Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Wolff, Francis 1907?-1971
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael
Mosaic Images
Subject:
Brown, Clifford
Blue Note Records
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1953
1950-2000
1950-1960
Cite as:
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Trumpet
Local number:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379667

Art Blakey at his January 24, 1962 session for "The American Beat" at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

view Art Blakey at his January 24, 1962 session for "The American Beat" at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Wolff, Francis 1907?-1971
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael
Mosaic Images
Subject:
Blakey, Art 1919-1990
Blue Note Records
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on paper 20" x 16"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Later prints
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1962
1950-2000
1950-1960
Cite as:
Photograph by Francis Wolff, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna and Mosaic Images
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Drums
Local number:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379665

Jazz at the Philharmonic [in Japan], [single-sheet undated program]

view Jazz at the Philharmonic [in Japan], [single-sheet undated program] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Carter, Benny 1907-2003
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 6" x 8-1/2"
Type:
Concert programs
Date:
1950
1983
Summary:
Prnted in red, black and white.
Cite as:
Benny Carter Collection, 1928 - 2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Music--Performance
Jazz musicians
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0757-0000009.tif (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
Benny Carter Collection, 1928 - 2000
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_289804

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