Sacramento Jazz Jubilee Button

Description:

This badge is from the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee Festival, in 1993. The button is a made of black paper with red and white lettering covered with a clear film, on a round two-piece metal button with a pin back. There is a rectangular hole in the middle of the button for a name tag. There is a ribbon attached to the back of the button. The button is printed:

SACRAMENTO
FLOYD
LEVIN
JAZZ JUBILEE
1993
20TH ANNIVERSARY

(The ribbon is printed):

EMPEROR
1985

The Sacramento Music Festival (formerly the Old Sacramento Dixieland Jazz Jubilee) was an annual event held every Memorial Day weekend in Sacramento, California. Organized by the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society, the festival was launched in 1974 and presented its final festival in 2017.

Floyd Levin (1922-2007) was a Los Angeles textile manufacturer who turned his passion for jazz into a second career as an influential jazz journalist and historian. His numerous reviews, profiles, and articles were published in magazines such as Down Beat, Jazz Journal International, Metronome, and American Rag. He also authored Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians. Items in this collection (2011.3086) were acquired from Levin’s attendance at Jazz Festivals, conferences, and other music events.

Date Made: 1993

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Sacramento

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.131Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.131

Object Name: badge

Physical Description: ink (overall material)paper (overall material)fabric (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 3 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a392-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1422860

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