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Ornette Coleman, 1972

Image for Ornette Coleman, 1972
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musicans Ornette Coleman [R] and Dewey Redman [L] playing saxaphone during a performance in Coral Gables, FL. The photo is taken from a low angle and to the right of both musicians. Coleman stands in the background and stands upright while playing, wearing a dark colored embroidered silk jacket. Redman stands in the foreground but is out of focus. He leans forward while playing and wears a white shirt.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Ornette Coleman, American, born 1930
Dewey Redman, American, 1931 - 2006
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 3/16 in. (34.9 x 23.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 9 3/4 in. (35.5 x 24.8 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
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Media Arts-Photography
Object number
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Place captured
Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer