"Pudgy" trumpet owned by Dizzy Gillespie

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Designed by
Bobby DeNicola, American, 1929 - 2006
Owned by
Gillespie, Dizzy, American, 1917 - 1993
Medium
silver and mother of pearl
Dimensions
L x W (trumpet): 15 x 5 x 9 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.7 x 24.8 cm)
L x W (bag): 20 x 4 1/2 x 13 in. (50.8 x 11.4 x 33 cm)
H x W (papers): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
musical instruments
trumpets
Date
after 1968
Description
A silver trumpet with three mother-of-pearl inlaid valves and bent bell. "PUDGY by DeNicola" is inscribed on the bell.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number
2012.172.6a-f
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Musical Instruments
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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