Jimmy Forrest, 1977

Image for Jimmy Forrest, 1977
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Jimmy Forrest, American, 1920 - 1980
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in. (35 x 23.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 5/16 in. (35.3 x 26.2 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Jimmy Forrest during a performance in Miami, FL. Forrest is photographed from a slightly low angle in left profile. He holds a saxaphone, only the top of which is visible and wears a dark polo shirt and sunglasses.
African American
Conductors (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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