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Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, ca. 1984-1990

Photographer:
Bress, Chuck
Bress, Pat
Subject:
Charlie's Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Blues Alley (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Menus
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1984
1984-1990
ca 1984-1990
1970-1990
1980-2000
1980-1990
Notes:
Married couple Chuck and Pat Bress worked as photographers, both individually and as a team. Also jazz aficionados, they photographed jazz musicians in performance at Charlie's Georgetown and Blues Alley. Charlie's Georgetown nightclub was located at Waterfront Center, 3223 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007.
Summary:
Primarily black-and-white photographic prints and negatives created by the husband-wife team of Pat and Chuck Bress in the late 1980s. The photographs (8 matted prints and many unmounted prints) depict jazz musicians and singers performing at two Washington, D.C. night clubs, Charlie's Georgetown and Blues Alley, in challenging lighting situations. Also, a box of correspondence and miscellaneous written documents and ephermera (including menus) related to the photographers' work and association with jazz figures.
Cite as:
Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, ca. 1884-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artists
Topic:
Nightclubs
Jazz
Jazz Musicians
Local number:
2011.3117 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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