Photographic print of five jazz musicians

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 1/2 × 8 9/16 in. (16.5 × 21.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1958
Description
A black and white photograph of five jazz musicians in the midst of a performance. They are positioned in a semi-circle; the man to the far left plays the conga drum. To the right of the congo player, are a man playing the piano, a man playing a drum kit, a man playing a saxophone, and a man playing bongo drums. The man playing the bongos is "Bongo" Kenny and smokes as he plays. The back of the photograph has two barcode stickers and a pink post-it.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.28
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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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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