Dizzy Gillespie, 1973

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A digital print of jazz musician and composer Dizzy Gillespie playing trumpet during a performance in New York City. The photo is from an extreme low angle, and looks up at Gillespie's face between his arms. He wears a pair of sunglasses in which the audience is reflected. There is a double border printed around the image, the inner border is grey and the outer border is black, both are about 1/4 inch thick.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
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© David D. Spitzer
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Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Dizzy Gillespie, American, 1917 - 1993
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Conductors (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W (Image): 13 7/16 x 10 11/16 in. (34.2 x 27.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 19 x 12 15/16 in. (48.2 x 32.9 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
digital prints