Sirone, 1975

Image for Sirone, 1975
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Sirone, American, 1940 - 2009
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 5/16 in. (34.9 x 23.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (35.3 x 26.1 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
ca. 1975
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician and composer Sirone playing a trombone in New York City. The photo is taken from an extreme low angle and show's Sirone's whole body. He is playing the trombone, the slide of which projects out the top of the frame. He stands behind a music stand and an acoustic bass rests on its side near his feet.
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
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
2012.164.128
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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