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Freddie Green, 1976

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Freddie Green in Miami, FL. Green is photographed from the neck up and the head of a guitar is visible in the lower left of the frame.

Budd Johnson, 1975

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Budd Johnson playing saxaphone at a performance in New York City. Johnson is photographed from a low angle and he leans back while playing. He wears a dark suit jacket and white dress shirt.

Frank Morgan, 1992

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white sepia toned photograph of jazz musician Frank Morgan playing saxaphone at a performance in Miami, FL. Morgan is photographed head on while playing. He wears a white shirt, watch and ring.

Houston Person, 1990

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician and record producer Houston Person playing tenor saxaphone at a performance in Clearwater, FL. Person is photographed from the waist up at a low angle. He holds his saxaphone to his lips and stands in front of a microphone. He wears a patterned camp shirt and has his eyes closed.

Barry Harris, 1976

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Barry Harris standing next to a piano. Harris is photographed full-body and poses behind the bench of a piano. He wears a white suit jacket and a large decoration on his left lapel.

Sonny Stitt, 1980

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz saxaphonist Sonny Stitt playing during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Stitt is photographed almost full body and from the left. He stands playing the saxaphone in front of a microphone and wears a light colored striped suit. Just behind him is another unidentified musician.

Roy Meriwether, 1992

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Roy Meriwether playing piano during a performance in Clearwater, FL. Meriwether is photographed in left-profile while sitting at a piano. He wears a dark colored polo shirt and has his head slightly lowered with his eyes closed.

Al Grey, 1989

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Al Grey playing trombone at a performance in Hialeah, FL. Grey is photographed outdoors and from a low angle. He is facing left and rests his trombone on his left shoulder. he wears a striped white shirt and wool hat.

Pharoah Sanders, 1980

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Pharoah Sanders playing saxaphone during a performance in Los Angeles, CA. Sanders is photographed from the front and the waist up. He wears a horizontally striped shirt and jeans.

Freddie Hubbard, 1990

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Freddie Hubbard playing trumpet at a performance in Moscow, Idaho. Hubbard is photographed head on and is wearing a dark suit with a white pocket square and black-rimmed glasses.

Lou Donaldson, 1994

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Lou Donaldson playing alto saxaphone during a performance in Charlotte, NC. Donaldson is photographed from a low angle and slightly to the right. He is shown from the waist up and wears a light colored suit and patterned tie. Two stage lights are visible just above his head.

Sonny Rollins, 1989

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Sonny Rollins playing saxaphone during a performance in Clearwater, FL. Rollins is photographed in left-profile from the waist up. He holds his saxaphone in front of him and it is slightly blurred from motion. He wears a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and sunglasses.

Curtis Fuller, 1991

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller performing in Moscow, Idaho. Fuller is photographed from below and slightly to the right. He wears a suit and tie and has his eyes closed while playing. The bell and slide of his trombone are visible and there is a cloth mute with a number of holes cut in it positioned over the bell.

Photograph of Jimmie Lunceford

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Jimmie Lunceford. He is depicted in three quarters profile, in bust pose, looking towards the right side of the image. He is wearing a white jacket, white shirt, and a dark pattern tie and pocket square. He is smiling as he leans toward the left side of the image. The image is bordered with white and along bottom is black text on the left and right sides. The text in the lower left corner reads, [JIMMIE LUNCEFORD]. The text in the lower right corner reads, [PERSONAL DIRECTION / Harold Oxley / LUNCEFORD ARTISTS Inc. / 17 East 49th. Street New York City]. There are several inscriptions in pencil on the back of the photograph.

Elvin Jones, 1973

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of Elvin Jones playing the drums at a performance in New York City. He is wearing a white longsleeve shirt and is seated behind a white drum and one cymbal.

Photograph of Jimmie Jones

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of bass player Jimmie Jones. Jones is depicted leaning towards the right of the image, holding the bass. The bass is positioned diagonally across the image from the lower left corner to the upper right corner. His proper left hand is positioned on the top of the fingerboard while his proper right hand strums a string. He is wearing a white suit, white shirt, and a white tie, with a flower in his lapel. In the background, in the upper right quadrant is Jones’s shadow and the shadow of the bass on the wall. There are several inscriptions in pencil on the back of the photograph.

Dorothy Donegan, 1993

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz pianist Dorothy Donegan performing at a concert in Charlotte, NC. Donegan is photographed from a low angle and to the right. She sits at a piano with her face turned slightly toward the camera with her right hand raised near her face. She wears a sequined ballcap and top. Just behind her is a bass player she obscures.

Untitled

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A sepia toned digital image of Roscoe Smith wearing a light colored turtle neck sweater with a dark colored checkered pattern. He is looking down at something not captured in the image.

Advertisement for a Maceo Pinkard record

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A white flier with blue text advertising the record album “The Famous Standards of Maceo Pinkard.” The Broadway Record Co., Inc logo and address is at the top of the flier. At the center of the flier in bold text is “MONOPHONIC L. P. / ALBUM.” The album song listings are at the bottom of the flier printed in white with a blue background. Handwritten on the back of the flier in blue ink is “Feb 6th, 1961 / Doc Wheeler – 3 / Fred Barr – 3 / Clara Ward – 2 / Frank Schiffman 3 / stage manager 1 / Apollo Theater / 125th St. / Album / 125 / 12 records / Bway / 125 / Mort Fega / W.E.V.D / opens Friday at Apollo Theater / 10th / Feb.”

Photograph of the Five Spirits of Rhythm

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A silver gelatin print depicting a sepia toned image of five (5) members of the Five Spirits of Rhythm. One man is centrally depicted, seated on a bench, holding a conductor's baton and paper. The other four (4) men stand around and behind the bench, each holding a tiple. They are dressed in matching suits with dark neck cloths tied in loose bows, dark jackets with wide, light colored lapels, and dark pants with wide, light colored stripes running down the sides of the pant legs. Text written in the negative above their heads reads, [FIVE SPIRITS OF RHYTHM] [sic]. The photography studio’s name is in the bottom right corner, written in the negative: [CALUMET / STUDIO]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.

Photograph of Jimmie Lunceford

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Jimmie Lunceford. He is seen from the torso up looking to the left of the camera. He wears a white jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. He is smiling as he leans toward the left with his proper right arm resting behind him. The image is bordered with white and along bottom is black text on the left and right sides. The text in the lower left corner reads, [JIMMIE LUNCEFORD]. The text in the lower right corner reads, [PERSONAL DIRECTION / Harold Oxley / LUNCEFORD ARTISTS Inc. / 17 East 49th. Street New York City]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.

Photograph of a woman dancing

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a woman jumping. The woman is centrally depicted with her proper right side facing the viewer. Her arms and legs are fully extended out and is caught mid-leap. She wears a white dress and metallic, wedge sandals. On the left side of the image, two-thirds of the way from the bottom, is a bass player. Both people are on a stage with a seated audience in the background, seen in the lower right quadrant. On the reverse, in the center, is an inscription handwritten in blue ink that reads, [Alice Sjôblom / Hästholmsvägen 10 / Stockholm].

Milt Jackson, 1980

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz percussionist Milt Jackson playing the vibraphone during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Jackson is photographed from the waist up in front of his vibraphone. He holds a mallet in each hand and wears a dark suit and vest with a white collared shirt.

Shirley Scott, 1976

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz organist Shirley Scott performing in Miami Beach, FL. Scott is photographed from her right while sitting at the piano. She wears a dark blouse and pants and large lensed glasses.
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