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Jaki Byard, 1978

Image for Jaki Byard, 1978
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz pianist and composer Jaki Byard playing piano at a performance in New York City. Byard is photographed from a low angle and is framed between the open lid and body of his piano. He is lit from above and looking down, with only his face visible above the piano body.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Jaki Byard, American, 1922 - 1999
Date
1978
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
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 9 7/8 in. (35.3 x 25.1 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2012.164.154
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer