Basin Street Six

Description (Brief):

Basin Street Six. Basin Street Six (Mercury MG 25111).
33-1/3 rpm.

Description (Brief)

The album art and design was created by George Howard Maas (1910-1998), an American commercial artist, graphic artist and designer, and art director. Originally from Kansas City, Maas studied at the University of Kansas at Lawrence. In 1939, he was employed as a painter in the WPA (Works Project Administration). By the early 1940s, Maas had moved to New York City where he continued his career with much success creating cover art for albums, book design and illustrations, and poster art.

Recording Date: 1951

Recording Artist: Basin Street SixManufacturer: Mercury

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

General Subject Association: Music

Subject:

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Popular Entertainment, Music & Musical Instruments, Family & Social Life, Sound Recordings

Exhibition:

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Related Publication: Jazz Records 1942-1965, Vol. 1: A - Bl

Credit Line: Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0670.711Maker Number: MG 25111Accession Number: 1978.0670Catalog Number: 1978.0670.711

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)vinyl (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f197-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_672158

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