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In the Groove: Jazz Portraits by Herman Leonard

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-10-28T14:04:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
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NatlPortraitGallery
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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NatlPortraitGallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_LcISix6SAFI

Frank Sinatra

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Frank Sinatra, 12 Dec 1915 - 14 May 1998  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 16.5 × 24.1cm (6 1/2 × 9 1/2")
Mat: 40.6 x 55.9cm (16 x 22")
Sheet: 20.6 × 25.4cm (8 1/8 × 10")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1956
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Studio\Recording  Search this
Music\Music stand  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Male  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Oscar  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University
Object number:
EXH.CL.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42b9d56ab-4c66-4929-9c4a-a02d821b5149
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.CL.16

Louis Armstrong

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Louis Armstrong, 4 Aug 1901 - 6 Jul 1971  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 30.7 × 40cm (12 1/16 × 15 3/4")
Sheet: 40.5 × 50.5cm (15 15/16 × 19 7/8")
Frame: 56.5 × 71.8 × 3.8 cm (22 1/4 × 28 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
France\Île-de-France\Ville de Paris, Départment de\Paris
Date:
1960 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Glass  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Container\Pitcher  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Male  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Louis Armstrong: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4eaf9899e-ea00-4137-acc1-a1c71077675c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.1

Ella Fitzgerald

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 30.1 × 41.2cm (11 7/8 × 16 1/4")
Sheet: 40.6 × 50.5cm (16 × 19 7/8")
Frame: 56.5 × 71.8 × 3.8 cm (22 1/4 × 28 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1949 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Female  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43d4ab991-6f88-4f18-aebc-df5eeba8cd18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.10

Dizzy Gillespie

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Dizzy Gillespie, 21 Oct 1917 - 6 Jan 1993  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39.5 × 30.5cm (15 9/16 × 12")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.6cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1948 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Male  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4acbdd0ae-674b-4dc9-8ee8-459bbad8b791
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.12

James Moody

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
James Moody, 26 Mar 1925 - 9 Dec 2010  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 40.2 × 31.7cm (15 13/16 × 12 1/2")
Sheet: 50.6 × 40.5cm (19 15/16 × 15 15/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1951 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
James Moody: Male  Search this
James Moody: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
James Moody: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
James Moody: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
James Moody: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a4f02a29-80e0-4a31-b2f6-2a8f998bad77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.18

Frank Sinatra

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Frank Sinatra, 12 Dec 1915 - 14 May 1998  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39.5 × 30.4cm (15 9/16 × 11 15/16")
Sheet: 50.5 × 40.5cm (19 7/8 × 15 15/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
Monaco\Monte-Carlo\Monte Carlo
Date:
1958 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Male  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Oscar  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cc110a79-9deb-4ebf-b787-d862a2d02681
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.25

Sarah Vaughan

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Sarah Vaughan, 27 Mar 1924 - 3 Apr 1990  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 40 × 30.9cm (15 3/4 × 12 3/16")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.5cm (19 13/16 × 15 15/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1949 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Feather  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts  Search this
Sarah Vaughan: Female  Search this
Sarah Vaughan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Sarah Vaughan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Sarah Vaughan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Sarah Vaughan: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48ad800ab-fa26-426e-8dd0-d897a0318ffb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.28

Dinah Washington

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Dinah Washington, 8 August 1924 - 14 December 1963  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39.8 × 30cm (15 11/16 × 11 13/16")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.6cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Rhode Island\Newport\Rhode Island\Newport
Date:
1955 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Dinah Washington: Female  Search this
Dinah Washington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Dinah Washington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Dinah Washington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Dinah Washington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rhythm and Blues  Search this
Dinah Washington: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.29
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d807e010-5108-4bc9-9294-4bd4e27ecbd7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.29

Untitled (Ella on silk)

Artist:
Carrie Mae Weems, born 20 Apr 1953  Search this
Copy after:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996  Search this
Medium:
Digital inkjet printed with fabric dye on silk charmeuse stretched over cotton
Dimensions:
Sheet: 109.4 × 84 × 3.7 cm (43 1/16 × 33 1/16 × 1 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
2014
Topic:
Ella Fitzgerald: Female  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2015.42.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2014 Carrie Mae Weems
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a19c2d77-03e1-4206-a28d-1f4820180442
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.42.1

Charlie Parker

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Charlie Parker, 29 Aug 1920 - 12 Mar 1955  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 38.7 × 30.2cm (15 1/4 × 11 7/8")
Sheet: 40.6 × 50.3cm (16 × 19 13/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1949 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Charlie Parker: Male  Search this
Charlie Parker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Charlie Parker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Charlie Parker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a1c6a40d-1b1d-4b9e-8f89-30f56005aead
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.21

Stan Getz

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Thomas Potter, 21 Sep 1918 - Mar 1988  Search this
Stan Getz, 2 Feb 1927 - 6 Jun 1991  Search this
Allan Warren Haig, 22 Jul 1924 - 16 Nov 1982  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 37.6 × 30.4cm (14 13/16 × 11 15/16")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.6cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1949 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Stan Getz: Male  Search this
Stan Getz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Stan Getz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Stan Getz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Allan Warren Haig: Male  Search this
Allan Warren Haig: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Charles Thomas Potter: Male  Search this
Charles Thomas Potter: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bass  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47b917df0-4c5e-48f0-97d1-3676a93f9f93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.11

Dexter Gordon

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Dexter Keith Gordon, 27 Feb 1923 - 25 Apr 1990  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 40.8 × 32.7cm (16 1/16 × 12 7/8")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.5cm (19 13/16 × 15 15/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1948 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Nature & Environment\Smoke  Search this
Dexter Keith Gordon: Male  Search this
Dexter Keith Gordon: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f139dc76-b4d6-441a-b577-1f6987b2f1d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.13

Gerry Mulligan and Zoot Sims

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Gerry Mulligan, 6 Apr 1927 - 19 Jan 1996  Search this
Zoot Sims, 29 Oct 1925 - 23 Mar 1985  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 31.7 × 30.5cm (12 1/2 × 12")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.6cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1955 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts  Search this
Music\Music stand  Search this
Zoot Sims: Male  Search this
Zoot Sims: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Zoot Sims: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Gerry Mulligan: Male  Search this
Gerry Mulligan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42632de01-d4a6-4782-8d51-4e27df251f2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.19

Chet Baker

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Chesney ("Chet") Baker, 23 Dec 1929 - 13 May 1988  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 35.2 × 31.3cm (13 7/8 × 12 5/16")
Sheet: 50.2 × 40.5cm (19 3/4 × 15 15/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1956 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Chesney ("Chet") Baker: Male  Search this
Chesney ("Chet") Baker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Chesney ("Chet") Baker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40d4e2471-d24a-48fc-b48f-37f9c6f5997c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.2

Fats Navarro

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore "Fats" Navarro, 1923 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 37.6 × 30.5cm (14 13/16 × 12")
Sheet: 50.5 × 40.6cm (19 7/8 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1948 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts  Search this
Theodore "Fats" Navarro: Male  Search this
Theodore "Fats" Navarro: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cc2833a5-d06f-4ef3-8355-6c8c9f1753cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.20

Lester Young

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 32 × 30.5cm (12 5/8 × 12")
Sheet: 50.5 × 40.6cm (19 7/8 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1948 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Container\Bottle  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.30
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42a940f57-15fd-47cf-94eb-fda0cede9173
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.30

Clifford Brown

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Clifford Brown, 30 Oct 1930 - 26 Jun 1956  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 38.5 × 31.5cm (15 3/16 × 12 3/8")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.7cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1954 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Clifford Brown: Male  Search this
Clifford Brown: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48db49977-6b8e-4b21-b90b-d3d605187d6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.4

Miles Davis

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Miles Dewey Davis, 25 May 1926 - 28 Sep 1991  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39.7 × 30.9cm (15 5/8 × 12 3/16")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.6cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
Schweiz\Vaud\Montreux
Date:
1991 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Miles Dewey Davis: Male  Search this
Miles Dewey Davis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Miles Dewey Davis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Miles Dewey Davis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44f9af1e1-6a3a-4cf3-a2f5-ab04b3d0c9f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.7

Herman Leonard Photographic Collection

Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Names:
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Bennett, Tony, 1926-  Search this
Blakey, Art, 1919-1990  Search this
Brown, Clifford  Search this
Camero, Candido, 1921-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-  Search this
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990  Search this
Haig, Al, 1924-1982  Search this
Heath, Percy, 1923-2005  Search this
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959  Search this
Horne, Lena  Search this
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Pettiford, Oscar, 1922-1960  Search this
Roach, Max, 1924-2007  Search this
Russell, Curly  Search this
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Stitt, Sonny  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Terry, Clark  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Young, Lester, 1909-1959  Search this
Extent:
5.6 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1948-1993
Summary:
Jazz club photographs by noted Jazz photographer Herman Leonard.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 110 black-and-white photographic prints depicting musicians performing at various American and European jazz clubs between 1948 and 1991. The collection contains mounted and unmounted 11" x 14" and 16" x 20" prints made by Leonard. Artists represented among these photographs are Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Lester Young, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk. The photographs are organized into three series: Series 1: 11"x 14" prints, Series 2: 16" x 20" prints, and Series 3: Addenda. The series are arranged alphabetically by performer's last name. Unmatted 16" x 20" prints can be found in box 2 but are listed alphabetically by performer.
Biographical / Historical:
Herman Leonard (1923‑2010) was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and served as a military photographer in Burma during World War II. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in photography from Ohio University and began working with Yousuf Karsh, a Canadian portraitist. Settling in New York in 1949, Leonard began photographing jazz musicians at various jazz clubs on Broadway and Fifty‑Second Streets, and in Harlem for such publications as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Life, Look, Playboy, and Time. He later to Paris to begin a fashion and advertising business. He also continued photographing jazz musicians. In 1988 Leonard presented his first exhibition, "Images of Jazz," in London. This show established his reputation as a leading photographer of jazz and sparked further shows and publications.
Provenance:
The Herman Leonard Photographs were donated to the National Museum of American History by Mr. Leonard on December 17, 1991 and in 2006.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0445
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e44f9017-2701-439c-ac51-9916f1092b09
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0445
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