Cecil McBee, 1978

Image for Cecil McBee, 1978
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
McBee, Cecil, American, born 1935
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. (35 x 26.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 13/16 in. (35.3 x 27.4 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1978
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz bassist Cecil McBee performing in New York City. McBee is photographed in left-profile and quite close up. The neck of his bass rests on his shoulder and his left hand is on the strings.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.101
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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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

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