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When he Plays Jazz he's Got -- HOT LIPS (A Blues Fox Trot Song) [sheet music]

Composer:
Busse, Henry
Lange, Henry
Davis, Lou
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1922
1920-1930
20th century
Topic:
Trumpet
Blues (Music)
Jazz
Music
African American musicians
Local number:
040300114.tif (AC Scan No. for front and back covers)
040300115.tif (AC Scan No. for lyrics and music, pages 2 and 3)
040300116.tif (AC Scan No. for lyrics and music, pages 4 and 5)
Notes:
Sub-series 3.4, African Americans
Summary:
Stereotypical image of African American trumpet player. Lyrics about playing jazz
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, 1790-1980s
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Duke Ellington sitting at the piano. Black-and-white photoprint.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Subject:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1950
1960
1950-1960
Topic:
Piano
African American musicians
African American composers
Jazz
African American pianists
Musicians
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.001.0000020.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Photograph probably taken by Robert Scurlock
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Claude Williams on the cover of "Jazz Ambassador" Magazine, 1992. [Black, white and blue]

Collector:
Williams, Claude 1908-2004
Subject:
Williams, Claude
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 SIZE item :
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0909-0000015.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
June/July, 1992 issue
Cite as:
Claude Williams Papers, ca. 1920-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Claude Williams Papers, ca. 1920-2005
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Fletcher Henderson's Band

Subject:
Henderson, Fletcher 1897-1952
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1900-1950
Topic:
Jazz
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0797-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Photographer unidentified
Cite as:
Horace and Fletcher Henderson Music and Photographs Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Horace and Fletcher Henderson Music and Photographs Collection
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Miles Davis in Switzerland. [Photoprint, black-and-white, July 1991.]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Davis, Miles
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1991
July 1991
1950-2000
Topic:
Musicians
Jazz
African American musicians
Local number:
94-3292 (SI Neg. No.)
AC0445-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From black copy print notebook in reading room
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Thelonious Monk [making notes at the piano]. [Photoprint, black-and-white, undated.]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Monk, Thelonious
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1960
undated
1940-1990
1950-2000
Topic:
Piano
Smoking
Cigarettes
Jazz
African American musicians
Musicians
Local number:
94-3283 (SI Neg. No.]
AC0445-0000002.tif(AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From black copy print notebook in reading room
Summary:
The subject is leaning on the piano, smoking a cigarette while he writes
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Louis Armstrong -- Paris [backstage at Olympia Theatre,] 1960 [photoprint, black-and-white]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Armstrong, Louis 1900-1971
Olympia Theatre (Paris, France)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1960
1950-2000
Topic:
African American musicians
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
00044501.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
Summary:
Subject holds trumpet on lap. Title under image at left, signed at lower right
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Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Charlie Parker -- Birdland [New York City] [Photoprint, black and white,] 1949

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Parker, Charlie 1920-1955
Birdland (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1949
1950-2000
Topic:
Saxophone
African American musicians
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000008.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Parker playing saxophone, dramatically photographed from a low angle. Title, signature, date in lower margin
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Max Roach -- NYC. [black-and-white photoprint,] 1950

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Roach, Max
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1950
1950-2000
Topic:
African American musicians
Drums
Drummers (Musicians)
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000009.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Roach is shown playing the drums in a recording studio. Title, signature, date in lower margin
Publications:
Used April 27, 2010, on the Smithsonian Photographic Initiative web site, "click! photography changes everything" (http://click.si.edu) to accompany contributor Jeremy Wolfe's (a professor at Harvard School of Medicine who investigates visual attention) story, which reflects on how photography changes what and how much we remember
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Lester Young -- Paris. [Black-and-white photoprint,] 1958

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Young, Lester 1909-1959
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1958
1950-2000
Topic:
Saxophone
African American musicians
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000010.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Lester Young is holding his saxophone. Title, date, signature in lower margin
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Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Benny Carter and Ray Brown, Jazz at the Philharmonic tour, Rome, 1961 [black and white photoprint]

Collector:
Carter, Benny 1907-2003
Subject:
Brown, Ray (Jazz musician)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 3-1/2" x 3-1/2"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1961
Topic:
Jazz musicians
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0757-0000013.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
1961. Both wear hats and overcoats. Deckle-edged print
Cite as:
Benny Carter Collection, 1928 - 2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Benny Carter Collection, 1928 - 2000
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Billie Holiday singing : black-and-white photoprint]

Subject:
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1959
Ca. 1950?
1940-1950
1950-1960
Topic:
Singers
Jazz
African American musicians
Women musicians
Women in music
Women in jazz
Local number:
AC0766-0000011.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
Archives Center's Women in Jazz
In Box 6, Folder 29
Summary:
Close-up publicity photograph of Billie Holiday singing, dramatically illuminated. Photographer unidentified
Cite as:
W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photoprints
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Ivie Anderson : black-and-white photoprint]

Publisher:
William Morris Agency
Subject:
Anderson, Ivie
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Type:
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Date:
1940
Ca. 1940
1940-1950
Topic:
Singers
Microphones
Jazz
African American musicians
Women musicians
Women in jazz
Local number:
AC0704-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
Archives Center's Women in Jazz
Summary:
Publicity photograph of Ivie Anderson at microphone in the early 1940s. William Morris Agency imprint in lower right margin
Cite as:
Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Benny Carter / Alto Saxophone / Marian McPartland / Piano [black and white photoprint]

Photographer:
Seidel, Wayne
Publisher:
Concord Records
Subject:
McPartland, Marian
Carter, Benny 1907-2003
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Date:
1960
1950-2000
Topic:
Women in music
African American musicians
Women musicians
Piano
Jazz
Women in jazz
Local number:
AC0766-0000029.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
Archives Center's Women in Jazz
In Box 2, Folder 11
Summary:
Marian McPartland sitting at piano with Benny Carter standing behind. Photo credit at right edge: "Photo by Wayne Seidel, Vanguard Photography." Concord Records imprint at lower right
Cite as:
Photograph by Wayne Seidel. W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photoprints
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Dizzy Gillespie [ca. 1984-1990 : black-and-white photoprint]

Donor:
Bress, Chuck
Bress, Pat
Subject:
Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, unmounted
1 item, 8-7/8" 13-1/4" image on 11" x 14" paper
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2008
ca 1984-1990
1950-2000
1980-1990
Topic:
Trumpet
Jazz musicians
Local number:
AC1219-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Gillespie playing trumpet
Cite as:
Dizzy Gillespie, ca. 1984-1990, by Pat and Chuck Bress. Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, ca. 1984-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artists
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Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, ca. 1984-1990
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[George Wein (pianist) at La Grande Parade du Jazz] [black-and-white photoprint], 1984

Donor:
Myers, Stephanie
Subject:
Wein, George
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1984
1950-2000
1980-1990
Topic:
Jazz
Musicians
Pianists
Local number:
AC0887-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment
Cite as:
Photograph by Stephanie Myers, 1984. From Stephanie Myers Jazz Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist
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Stephanie Myers Jazz Photographs, 1984-1987
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Ella Fitzgerald

Artist:
Lisette Model, 1901 - 1983
Sitter:
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1954
Topic:
Clothing & Apparel\Jewelry\Earring
Clothing & Apparel\Jewelry\Ring
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone
Clothing & Apparel\Dress Accessory\Stole\Fur
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.88.62
Rights:
© The Lisette Model Foundation, Inc. (1983). Used by permission.
Exhibition Label:
Ella Fitzgerald entered a Harlem talent contest in the mid-1930s, intending to do a dance. On stage, however, her legs froze, and in desperation she launched into song. Her fallback alternative proved good enough to win the contest, and so began a singing career that would make Fitzgerald the "First Lady of Song." Blessed with a voice capable of seamlessly spanning three octaves, Fitzgerald soon perfected her remarkable gifts for vocal improvisation, known as "scat" singing. Her "songbook" recordings of American standards, made from 1956 to 1964, are the definitive tributes to Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and others. Fitzgerald's respectful understanding of a composer's intentions made these songwriters some of her most ardent fans. "I never knew how good our songs were," lyricist Ira Gershwin once said, "until I heard Ella Fitzgerald sing them."
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Aaron Copland

Artist:
Rhoda Sherbell, born 1933
Sitter:
Aaron Copland, 14 Nov 1900 - 2 Dec 1990
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1977
Topic:
Aaron Copland: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Aaron Copland: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor
Aaron Copland: Pulitzer Prize
Aaron Copland: Oscar
Aaron Copland: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.94.30
Rights:
© Rhoda Sherbell
Exhibition Label:
A pioneering figure in twentieth-century American music, Aaron Copland first rooted his work in jazz during the 1920s to showcase its divergence from European traditions. By the thirties, he used the flourishing mass media of radio and movies to create a large music-loving audience with film scores for Of Mice and Men and The Heiress, for which he won an Academy Award in 1949. Copland also composed scores for such ballets as Agnes de Mille's Billy the Kid and Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring, winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for the latter. His symphonic compositions include A Lincoln Portrait and Fanfare for the Common Man.
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Bravo!
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 310 Mezzanine
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Benny Goodman

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, 23 Jun 1899 - 19 Mar 1964
Sitter:
Benny Goodman, 30 May 1909 - 13 Jun 1986
Medium:
Pencil and gouache
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1941
Topic:
Clothing & Apparel\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Caricature
Music\Musical instrument\Clarinet
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Clarinet
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Alfred Bendiner Foundation
Object number:
NPG.85.202
Rights:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Wynton Marsalis

Artist:
Ted Thai, born 1952
Sitter:
Wynton Marsalis, born 18 Oct 1961
Medium:
Color photograph on paper
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1990
Topic:
Exterior
Architecture\Window
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet
Architecture\Building
Wynton Marsalis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Wynton Marsalis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Wynton Marsalis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Trumpet
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.93.TC54
Rights:
© Ted Thai
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
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National Portrait Gallery
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