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Music for Harlem Renaissance

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Blake, Eubie 1883-1983
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Bechet, Sidney 1897-1959
Waller, Fats 1904-1943
Morton, Jelly Roll -1941
Ory, Kid 1886-1973
Armstrong, Louis 1900-1971
Johnson, James P (James Price) 1894-1955
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1985
Circa 1985
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
The exhibition - The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties - showcased the evolution and achievements of the Renaissance, which was the explosion of literary, visual, performance, and cinematic creativity generated by black artists between the end of World War I and the early days of the Great Depression. Represented is the creativity of Marian Anderson, Richard Barthe, Countee Cullen, Aaron Douglas, Duke Ellington, Meta Warrick Fuller, Roland Hayes, Zora Neale Hurston, Malvin Gray Johnson, Alain Locke, "Jelly Roll" Morton, Paul Robeson, George Schuyler, and Wallace Thurman, among others. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986.
Summary:
Clips and full sound recordings performed by African American musicians, including Sam Morgan's Jazz Band, Sidney Bechet, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Duke Ellington, Eubie Blake, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Edward "Kid" Ory, and James P. Johnson.
Music. Part of The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties Audiovisual Records. AV003437: undated. AV003440: dated 19861110.
Cite as:
Music for Harlem Renaissance, Exhibition Records AV03-024, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African American musicians
Musicians
Music
Jazz
Blues (Music)
Harlem Renaissance
Museum exhibits
Local number:
ACMA AV003437
ACMA AV003440
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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