Sonny Rollins, 1989

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Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Sonny Rollins playing saxaphone during a performance in Clearwater, FL. Rollins is photographed in left-profile from the waist up. He holds his saxaphone in front of him and it is slightly blurred from motion. He wears a dark jacket, white collared shirt, and sunglasses.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
1989
Object number
2012.164.121
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Sonny Rollins, American, born 1930
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Place captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (35 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 11/16 in. (35.3 x 27.2 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits