The Maestro and Friend

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Distributed by
Halcyon Records, American, 1969 - 1978
Recorded by
Venuti, Joe, American, 1903 - 1978
McPartland, Marian, British American, 1918 - 2013
Owned by
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995
Medium
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type
long-playing records
Date
1973
Description
A twelve-inch 33 1/3 rpm LP recording of the album "The Maestro and Friend" recorded by Joe Venuti and Marion McPartland. The front of the sleeve has an black and white image of Joe Venuti and Marian McPartland. Joe Venuti is holding a violin and wearing a tuxedo. Marian McPartland is wearing a light colored sweater and is looking at Joe Venuti. The back of the album sleeve is inscribed at the top left corner with "Ginger / Joe must have / loved your playing! / Ill get to hear you / soon - All the / best, Marion."
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number
2016.161.3.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture