Mission Bay High Dixie Jazz Band Button

Description:

This button is from the Mission Bay High Dixie Jazz Band in San Diego, California. It is a round button with a white background with blue printing, covered with a clear film, on a two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

MISSION BAY HIGH
[image of clarinet and trumpet players]
DIXIE JAZZ BAND

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.

User: Levin, Floyd

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San Diego

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments, Music & Musical Instruments, Popular Entertainment, Jazz

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucille Levin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.3086.176Nonaccession Number: 2011.3086Catalog Number: 2011.3086.176

Object Name: button

Physical Description: ink (overall material)metal (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9eb2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1423315

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