Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
6 documents - page 1 of 1

Count Basie Band - 2nd Jam

Artist:
Gjon Mili, 28 Nov 1904 - 14 Feb 1984  Search this
Sitter:
Count Basie, 21 Aug 1904 - 26 Apr 1984  Search this
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Buck Clayton, 12 Nov 1911 - 8 Dec 1991  Search this
Earle Warren, 1 Jul 1914 - 4 Jun 1994  Search this
Jo Jones, 7 Oct 1911 - 3 Sep 1985  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 26.1 x 20.1 cm (10 1/4 x 7 15/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1944
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Studio  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Glass  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Clarinet  Search this
Count Basie: Male  Search this
Count Basie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Count Basie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Count Basie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Count Basie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster  Search this
Count Basie: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Buck Clayton: Male  Search this
Buck Clayton: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Buck Clayton: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Buck Clayton: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Trumpet  Search this
Buck Clayton: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Arranger  Search this
Earle Warren: Male  Search this
Earle Warren: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Earle Warren: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Earle Warren: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Earle Warren: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster  Search this
Jo Jones: Male  Search this
Jo Jones: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Jo Jones: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Drummer  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\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.95.381
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Gjon Mili/The LIFE Picture Collection/Shutterstock
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ac51f92e-d517-47e9-b0fa-49be76e6de10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.95.381

Lester Young

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, 23 Jun 1899 - 19 Mar 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Medium:
Crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23.1 × 32 cm (9 1/8 × 12 5/8")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Alfred Bendiner Foundation
Object number:
NPG.85.199
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f79354e6-4729-46f6-b664-d833857cafca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.85.199

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\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

Lester Young

Artist:
Leland Bell, 17 Sep 1922 - 18 Sep 1991  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and oil on canvas
Dimensions:
100.3 × 81.3cm (39 1/2 × 32")
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
DLR02087
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40fcf3536-8a8a-44ff-b658-ad87640ffe1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR02087

Lester Young

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 24.8 × 19.7cm (9 3/4 × 7 3/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1942
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University
Object number:
EXH.CL.88
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c6f02eff-cc1d-45b7-9852-b15c8902002a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.CL.88

Big Band

Artist:
LeRoy Neiman, 8 Jun 1921 - 20 Jun 2012  Search this
Sitter:
Billie Holiday, 7 Apr 1915 - 17 Jul 1959  Search this
Louis Armstrong, 4 Aug 1901 - 6 Jul 1971  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996  Search this
Lionel Hampton, 20 Apr 1908 - 31 Aug 2002  Search this
Duke Ellington, 29 Apr 1899 - 24 May 1974  Search this
Benny Goodman, 30 May 1909 - 13 Jun 1986  Search this
Gerry Mulligan, 6 Apr 1927 - 19 Jan 1996  Search this
Charlie Parker, 29 Aug 1920 - 12 Mar 1955  Search this
John William Coltrane, 23 Sep 1926 - 17 Jul 1967  Search this
Lester Willis Young, 27 Aug 1909 - 15 Mar 1959  Search this
Charles Mingus, 22 Apr 1922 - 5 Jan 1979  Search this
Miles Dewey Davis, 25 May 1926 - 28 Sep 1991  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie, 21 Oct 1917 - 6 Jan 1993  Search this
Wynton Marsalis, born 18 Oct 1961  Search this
Gene Krupa, 15 Jan 1909 - 16 Oct 1973  Search this
Glenn Miller, 1900 - 1944  Search this
J. J. Johnson, 1924 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas (?)
Dimensions:
Stretcher (estimate): 22.9 × 33cm (9 × 13")
Type:
Painting
Date:
2005
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Clarinet  Search this
Music\Music stand  Search this
Billie Holiday: Female  Search this
Billie Holiday: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  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
Duke Ellington: Male  Search this
Duke Ellington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Duke Ellington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Duke Ellington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Duke Ellington: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Charles Mingus: Male  Search this
Charles Mingus: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Charles Mingus: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Charles Mingus: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster  Search this
Charlie Parker: Male  Search this
Charlie Parker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Charlie Parker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Charlie Parker: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
John William Coltrane: Male  Search this
John William Coltrane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
John William Coltrane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
John William Coltrane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Benny Goodman: Male  Search this
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Clarinet  Search this
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster  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\Trumpet  Search this
Wynton Marsalis: Male  Search this
Wynton Marsalis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Wynton Marsalis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Wynton Marsalis: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Trumpet  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\Trumpet  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Male  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Trumpet  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Male  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Lester Willis Young: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Lionel Hampton: Male  Search this
Lionel Hampton: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Gerry Mulligan: Male  Search this
Gerry Mulligan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Gene Krupa: Male  Search this
Gene Krupa: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Gene Krupa: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Drummer  Search this
Glenn Miller: Male  Search this
Glenn Miller: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Glenn Miller: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandleader  Search this
J. J. Johnson: Male  Search this
J. J. Johnson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
J. J. Johnson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
J. J. Johnson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Arranger  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
DC360038
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c6c62d47-f691-490c-bfcd-0efc782f446d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC360038

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By