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Photograph of Billy Eckstine conducting his band

Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Billy Eckstine, American, 1914 - 1993  Search this
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Art Blakey, American, 1919 - 1990  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Howard McGhee, American, 1918 - 1987  Search this
Tommy Potter, American, 1918 - 1988  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1933-1945  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
2014.302.49
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.49
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Photograph of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and another man

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dizzy Gillespie, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/16 × 8 1/8 in. (25.6 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2014.3.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.3.6
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Alto saxophone owned and played by Charlie Parker

Manufactured by:
H. N. White Company, American, 1893 - 1965  Search this
Otto Link & Co. Inc., American, founded 1931  Search this
Rico, American, founded 1928  Search this
Used by:
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy), silver, mother of pearl, cork (bark)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (assembled saxophone): 26 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 13 3/4 in. (68 × 13 × 35 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1a): 22 1/16 × 8 7/8 × 4 3/4 in. (56 × 22.5 × 12 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1b): 7 1/2 × 1 15/16 × 1 9/16 in. (19 × 5 × 4 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1c): 7/8 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (2.2 × 3 × 3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1d): 3 1/8 × 1 × 1 in. (8 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1e): 2 9/16 × 9/16 × 1/8 in. (6.5 × 1.5 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1f): 3 1/8 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (8 × 3 × 3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1g): 13/16 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (2 × 3 × 3 cm)
Type:
saxophones
Place made:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.10.1a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.10.1a-g
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Storage case for a saxophone owned by Charlie Parker.

Manufactured by:
H. N. White Company, American, 1893 - 1965  Search this
Used by:
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Medium:
wood, leather, brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2019.10.2.1): 7 1/16 × 13 × 27 3/16 in. (18 × 33 × 69 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.2.2): 3 7/8 × 8 1/16 × 13 5/16 in. (9.8 × 20.5 × 33.8 cm)
Type:
cases (lock components)
saxophones
Place made:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.10.2.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.10.2.1-.2

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