Program for Harry James and Nina Simone with Buddy Rich, Ruth Price, John Byner

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Simone, Nina, American, 1933 - 2003
James, Harry, American, 1916 - 1983
Rich, Buddy, American, 1917 - 1987
Price, Ruth, American, born 1938
Byner, John, American, born 1938
Date
1964-1965
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Description
A souvenir program for a 1964 Harry James and Nina Simone tour with Buddy Rich, Ruth Price and John Byner. The cover is pink and has black-and-white portraits of the performers next to text bubbles with their names. From top it reads [Trumpet Virtuoso / Harry James / and his Orchestra], [featuring / World's Greatest Drummer / Buddy Rich], [and Ruth Price], [The Amazing / Nina Simone / and her quartet] / [and the comedy sensation of the Ed Sullivan TV Show / John Byner]. James' and Simone's names are featured in large white text within red bubbles while the rest of the performers are in smaller black and white bubbles. The interior of the program contains biographies of the performers as well as portraits and photographs of them performing. There are approximately 17 pages.
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
souvenir programs
Topic
Comedy
Composers (Musicians)
Entertainers
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Popular music
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.132.15
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ccad858d-7d17-48ea-b777-00b81a36f5a8