Arnie Lawrence, Howard McGhee, and Cecil Payne, 1982

Image for Arnie Lawrence, Howard McGhee, and Cecil Payne, 1982
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Lawrence, Arnie, American, 1938 - 2005
McGhee, Howard, American, 1918 - 1987
Payne, Cecil, American, 1922 - 2007
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 1/2 x 13 11/16 in. (24.2 x 34.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27.7 x 35.2 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1982
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musicians Arnie Lawrence (L), Howard McGhee (C), and Cecil Payne (R) performing in New York City. Lawrence plays tenor saxaphone, McGhee plays trumpet, and Payne plays baritone saxaphone. Lawrence and Payne are framed at the extreme edges of the photo, with McGhee between them.
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
2012.164.51
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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