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John Coltrane Music Manuscript

Creator:
Guernsey's New York, New York  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (1 folder)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1964
Summary:
The original manuscript for Coltrane's compositionA Love Supreme.
Scope and Contents:
The music manuscript is the original 1964 manuscript of A Love Supreme, a work that exalts the greatness, power, and love of God. The collection includes handwritten music, doodles, lyrics, and notes. A Love Supreme is thought to be one of the greatest jazz albums of all time.
Biographical / Historical:
John Coltrane was born September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. Surrounded and influenced by music from a young age, Coltrane trained in Philadelphia at Granoff Studios and the Ornstein School of Music. He went on to play in the U.S. Navy Band when he was called to military service during World War II.

When the war was over, Coltrane played with the likes of Jimmy Heath, the Eddie "CleanHead" Vinson Band, and Dizzy Gillespie. In 1958, he joined the Miles Davis Quintet and became famous for his three-on-one chord approach and "sheets of sound," a method of playing multiple notes a one time.

Coltrane formed his own quartet by 1960 with pianist McCoy Tyner, drummer Elvin Jones, and bassist Jimmy Garrison. It was with this group that he created his famous A Love Supreme, a work that discusses the greatness, power, and love of God. Coltrane believed that everyone should contribute positively to the world, and his way of doing so was creating positive thought patterns through his music.

Coltrane accumulated much recognition throughout his career, including a posthumous 1982 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Solo Performance for "Bye Bye Blackbird" and the organization's esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1995, he was honored by the United States Postal Service with a commemorative postage stamp. He also has a street named on the Universal Studios lot in his honor. Coltrane's former home has been turned into a National Historic Landmark to commemorate his influence on American culture.

Coltrane died of liver disease in July 1967. His music is still heard today in various avenues of popular culture, including movies and television shows. Coltrane and his wife Alice had one child, Ravi, a prominent jazz saxophonist.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

William Claxton Photographs, 1955-1960 (NMAH.AC.0695)

Audrey Wells "Women in Jazz" Radio Series, 1981-1982 (NMAH.AC.0899)
Provenance:
Collection purchased at auction, 2005.
Restrictions:
Copy available for general research use. Original manuscript available by special request.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 1960-1970
Citation:
John Coltrane Music Manuscript, 1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0903
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0903
Online Media:

Chuck Stewart Jazz Photographs

Donor:
Stewart, Charles, 1927-  Search this
Names:
Ali, Rashied, 1933-2009  Search this
Coltrane, Alice, 1937-  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Garrison, Jimmy  Search this
Sanders, Pharoah  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Digital images
Inkjet prints
Date:
1964 - 1971
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of twenty-five inkjet prints from original film negatives of John Coltrane and others. The majority of the photographs were taken by Stewart during the December 10, 1964 recording of Coltrane's biggest hit, "A Love Supreme". Some of the images include Coltrane's wife, Alice Coltrane, and others include musicians Pharoah Sanders, Rashied Ali, and Jimmy Garrison.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Stewart is a jazz photographer, known for photographing portraits used for album and CD covers.
General:
John Coltrane was a jazz saxophonist and composer.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by Chuck Stewart.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission and licensing requests must be secured from Kim Stewart. See repository for further details.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- 1960-1970 -- United States  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Inkjet prints -- 1960-1970
Digital images
Inkjet prints
Citation:
Chuck Stewart Photographs of John Coltrane, 1964-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1321
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1321
Online Media:

Women in Jazz | Toshiko Akiyoshi behind the poster

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2020-04-10T17:10:01Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_LfqyA3i9870

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: A Tribute to John Levy

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-04-29T21:29:21Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianVideos
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_20KnDS76-ZQ

Benny Carter Collection

Creator:
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003  Search this
Extent:
67.5 Cubic feet (182 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Awards
Clippings
Scrapbooks
Scores
Posters
Photographs
Music
Manuscripts
Date:
1928-2000
Scope and Contents:
The majority of the material in the Benny Carter Collection is dated from the late 1920s through the later half of the 1990s. Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in December, 2000, the bulk of the collection is comprised of original music manuscripts (full scores and parts), band books, and published sheet music from Benny Carter's prolific career as a jazz composer and musician. The collection also contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, awards, posters, commercial sound recordings, a few jazz related journals and some personal ephemera documenting Benny Carter's personal life and career as a composer, arranger, bandleader, trumpeter and alto saxophonist.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into six series

Series 1: Music Manuscripts, 1928-1990s

Series 2: Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Clippings, 1928-2000

Series 3: Photographs, 1928-1998

Series 4: Awards and Proclamations, 1961-1999

Series 5: Sound Recordings, 1958-1989

Series 6: Ephemera, 1952-2000

Series 7: 2004 Photographs Addenda

Series 8: 2004 Ephemera Addenda

Series 9: 2004 Magazine and Newsclippings Addenda

Series 10: 2004 Awards and Proclamations Addenda
Biography:
Bennett Lester Carter, better known as "Benny," was born on August 8, 1907 in New York City. The Carter's were quite a musical family - - Benny's father played guitar, his mother played piano, and a cousin, Theodore ("Cuban") Bennett, played the trumpet professionally - - so it was no surprise that Benny also became a musician, beginning his musical training at the age of ten. He first played the trumpet and then C-melody saxophone before changing to alto saxophone, which became his chief instrument.

Benny Carter began his professional career around the young age of seventeen, when he joined a local group as an alto saxophonist. He subsequently played with various other groups, including Billy Paige and Louis Deppe, until attending Wilberforce College in Ohio to study seminary in 1925. Finding music more enticing than theology, Carter left college and instead toured with Horace Henderson's Wilberforce Collegians intermittently between 1925 and 1928.

Carter's musical talents began attracting widespread attention in 1930 during a year-long stint with Fletcher Henderson's orchestra, to which he contributed many important arrangements. As word of his talent continued to spread, Carter played with such notables as William "Chick" Webb (1931) and served as musical director of William McKinney's Cotton Pickers (1931-1932) in Detroit. Upon returning to New York in 1932, Carter formed his own highly-respected orchestra. In its two years of existence, the Benny Carter Orchestra included several major pioneers in early swing style, such as Bill Coleman, Dicky Wells, Ben Webster, Chu Berry, Teddy Wilson, and Sid Catlett. Months after playing the inaugural show in New York City at Harlem's Apollo Theater in 1934, Carter disbanded the orchestra and, one year later, sailed to Europe to spread jazz across the globe.

After arriving in Europe, Carter first performed with Willie Lewis in Paris, France, and then, during 1936 -1938, served as staff arranger for the BBC Dance Orchestra in London, England. As he continued to tour throughout his stay in Europe (even leading his own interracial band in the Netherlands in 1937), he met with even greater success than in the United States. By this point, Carter was well-known for his arrangements and for his alto saxophone and clarinet playing. He was also recognized for his talented singing and tenor saxophone, trumpet, and piano playing.

In 1938, Carter sailed back to the United States and formed a new orchestra which regularly played at Harlem's Savoy Theater until 1940. He toured the United States during the next few years, both with small groups and with his big band, finally settling in Los Angeles in 1945. There he continued to lead his band (band members included modern jazz greats such as Miles Davis and J. J. Johnson), but turned increasingly to writing and arranging music for films and television productions. His film scores include Stormy Weather (1943), A Man Called Adam (1966), Red Sky at Morning(1970), and Buck and the Preacher (1972). "Ironside," "Bob Hope Presents," and the Alfred Hitchcock show were among the television programs for which he wrote music.

Carter had stopped performing with a regular orchestra by 1946, but he remained active up through the 1960s both by playing at Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic shows and with Duke Ellington, among others. He also continued to arrange music for various singers, including Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Peggy Lee, and Louis Armstrong. During the 1970s he began performing again, touring in Europe, Asia and Australia; in 1976 he toured the Middle East under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of State. Carter also became involved with academia, serving as visiting professor or workshop consultant at universities such as Yale, Cornell, Princeton, and Duke. He remained active in the music business well into the 1990s and still resides in California.

Benny Carter is regarded as "one of the most versatile musicians of his time." As a musician, he made major contributions to several areas of jazz and, as an arranger, he helped to construct the big-band swing style. He has received many awards throughout his career. The more prestigious honors included a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and a 1994 Grammy Award for the album "Elegy in Blue."

Footnotes

[1 ] Biographical note derived from Benny Carter: A Life in American Music, by Monroe and Edward Berger, and James Patrick (New York: Scarecrow Press and the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, 1982).

[2] J. Bradford Robinson, "John Kirby," The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, vol 1, 1986: 653-54.
Provenance:
The Benny Carter Collection was donated by Bennett Carter in December 2000.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright.
Topic:
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Awards
Clippings -- 20th century
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Scores
Posters -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Music -- Manuscripts
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Citation:
Benny Carter Collection, 1928-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0757
See more items in:
Benny Carter Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0757
Online Media:

"Acht O'clock Rock" and Unidentified Tune [originally labeled "Unidentified, n.c."]

Collection Creator:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 13 (MT 13, Series 11), Item 71
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Acht O'clock Rock, by the Ellington orchestra in progress, with drummer and tenor saxophonist Norris Turney featured Brief fragments from unidentified tune played on electric piano
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Ellington Collection, 1923-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials / Series 11: Audiovisual Materials / 11.1: Sound Recordings / 11.1.3: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0415-ref135

Harry Carney Materials

Collection Creator:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1959, undated
Scope and Contents:
This series includes four VHS copies of home movies shot by Ellington Orchestra member, baritone saxophonist Harry Carney during Orchestra tours. The footage includes the Orchestra playing softball, performance excerpts from Ellington's seminal musical Jump for Joy, as well as footage shot at social gatherings, and apparently during sightseeing tours taken by Carney and other members of the aggregation.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials are available for use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Ellington Collection, 1923-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0415, Series 10
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0415-ref2940

Number 7, Unidentified, 5 of 5

Collection Creator:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 34 (Series 11), Folder 167.5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
In progress unidentified tune by unidentified small group featuring John Coltrane-sounding tenor saxophonist
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Only reference copies may be used.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Ellington Collection, 1923-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials / Series 11: Audiovisual Materials / 11.1: Sound Recordings / 11.1.7: Non-Ellington Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0415-ref346

Newport Jazz Festival

Designer:
Milton Glaser, American, 1929–2020  Search this
Publisher:
ProCreations Publishing, New Orleans, Louisiana  Search this
For:
Push Pin Studios, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Screenprint on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Designed in:
New York City, New York, USA
Made in:
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Date:
1978
Credit Line:
Gift of Milton Glaser
Accession Number:
1979-42-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4480ccbb0-fc05-4f08-b12e-668745739b44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1979-42-4

Photograph of the Rose Buds performing at the Rose Room

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1914 - 1999  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Rose Buds, American  Search this
Johnnie Cole's, American  Search this
Rose Room, American  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and sheet): 4 13/16 × 6 1/2 in. (12.2 × 16.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Cliffwood, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cc2a3173-375a-47fb-ad40-de2c1e857beb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.16
Online Media:

NET Festival. White House Red Carpet [1967]

Collection Creator:
Hills Bros. Coffee, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16mm color optical track print , (2,000 feet) )
Container:
Reel OF 395.22
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film reels
Date:
1967
Scope and Contents:
This 1967 program presents a behind-the-scenes look at the White House as President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson host a state visit by the Japanese prime minister. Julia Child leads the tour which includes conversations with Liz Carpenter, Mrs. Johnson's press secretary, James Symington, Chief of Protocal, as well as the head housekeeper and the White House chef. The program includes scenes of the formal welcoming ceremony in the Rose Garden, preparations in the kitchen, Tony Bennet rehearsing for his appearance as the evening's entertainment, and the formal state dinner. White House Red Carpet was sponsored by Hills Bros. Coffee and produced for NET Festival by WGBH, Boston.

Attached to the end of White House Red Carpet is a short film by Stefan Sharff titled Improvisations. It documents a jazz work by alto saxophonist Giuseppi Logan with percussion provided by Milford Graves. This film was probably broadcast with White House Red Carpet to fill in the hour.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, 1856-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records
Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records / Series 13: Audiovisual Materials / 13.1: Moving Images / 13.1.2: Television Programs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0395-ref4230

Basin Street Revue

Title:
35mm motion picture film of Basin Street Revue
Created by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Directed by:
Joseph Kohn  Search this
Produced by:
Ben Frye  Search this
Subject of:
Apollo Theater, founded 1934  Search this
Leonard Reed, American, 1907 - 2004  Search this
Willie Bryant, American, 1908 - 1964  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Faye Adams, American, born 1923  Search this
Herb Jeffries, American, 1913 - 2014  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
The Clovers, American, founded 1946  Search this
Martha Davis, American, 1917 - 1960  Search this
Frank Foster, American, 1928 - 2011  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Amos Milburn, American, 1927 - 1980  Search this
Coles & Atkins, American, 1940 - 1959  Search this
Paul Williams, American, 1915 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 61 minutes
Length (Film) - Reel 1: 1520 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 2: 1320 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 3: 1290 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 4: 1370 Feet
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.85.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
© Studio Films, Inc. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd508a4bd22-4c0f-431a-af26-b4abb821ba11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.85.1a-d

Rudy Vallee

Artist:
Henry Major, 1889 - 1948  Search this
Sitter:
Rudy Vallee, 28 Jul 1901 - 3 Jul 1986  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 24 × 15 cm (9 7/16 × 5 7/8")
Sheet: 26.5 × 18.3 cm (10 7/16 × 7 3/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1928
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Teeth  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Male  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Rudy Vallee: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.86.125
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45ed53d1f-870d-4149-b5a9-7c46831e15d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.86.125

Coudet Clarinet, used by Joe Darensbourg

User:
Darensbourg, Joe  Search this
Maker:
Martin Freres  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 3 in; 73.66 cm x 7.62 cm
clarinet: 26 in x 3 in; 66.04 cm x 7.62 cm
cap: 2 1/2 in x 1 3/16 in; 6.35 cm x 3.01625 cm
Object Name:
clarinet
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1940-1957
Credit Line:
Gift of Dennis Levin
ID Number:
2013.0215.02
Accession number:
2013.0215
Catalog number:
2013.0215.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Clarinets
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f692-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1453001
Online Media:

Yamaha B-Flat Tenor Saxophone, used by Charlie Ventura

User:
Ventura, Charlie  Search this
Maker:
Yamaha Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 in x 6 in x 6 in; 86.36 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
neck: 11 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 8.89 cm x 4.445 cm
cap: 3 5/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 8.41375 cm x 3.4925 cm
saxophone: 30 1/8 in x 10 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 76.5175 cm x 27.305 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
Japan: Shizuoka, Hamamatsu
Date made:
2001-
2001-2005
Credit Line:
Gift of Lewis and Dolores De Pasquale
ID Number:
2013.0151.01
Accession number:
2013.0151
Catalog number:
2013.0151.01
Serial number:
003354
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-5e18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1465486
Online Media:

Johnny Smith's Gibson Electric Guitar

User:
Smith, Johnny  Search this
Maker:
Gibson Guitar Corp.  Search this
Collaborator:
Smith, Johnny  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
guitar: 42 1/2 in x 17 in x 4 1/2 in; 107.95 cm x 43.18 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Date made:
ca 1962
Credit Line:
Gift of Johnny Smith
ID Number:
2011.0254.01
Accession number:
2011.0254
Catalog number:
2011.0254.01
Serial number:
897087
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-84fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1414875
Online Media:

Jazz Times Convention Badge

Referenced:
Carter, Benny  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 24 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 60.96 cm x 8.89 cm x .635 cm
overall: 24 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 60.96 cm x 8.89 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
badge
Date made:
1993
Credit Line:
Gift of Hilma Carter
ID Number:
2007.0013.07
Accession number:
2007.0013
Catalog number:
2007.0013.07
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4d4f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317657
Online Media:

Monterey Jazz Festival Badge

Referenced:
Carter, Benny  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 9.525 cm x 1.27 cm
overall: 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 7/16 in; 1.5875 cm x 9.525 cm x 8.73125 cm
Object Name:
badge
Date made:
1984
Credit Line:
Gift of Hilma Carter
ID Number:
2007.0013.08
Accession number:
2007.0013
Catalog number:
2007.0013.08
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4adf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1317658
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Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-40b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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Coleman Hawkins

Depicted:
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Maker:
Delaunay, Charles  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 43.8 cm x 29 cm; 17 1/4 in x 11 7/16 in
overall: 17 1/4 in x 11 7/16 in; 43.815 cm x 29.05125 cm
Object Name:
print
Place made:
France
Date made:
ca 1934
Subject:
Jazz  Search this
Blacks  Search this
African American  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Chris Gillis
ID Number:
2001.0182.06
Accession number:
2001.0182
Catalog number:
2001.0182.06
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Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5a52-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1200790
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