Jazz Artists Musicale Button

Jazz Artists Musicale Button

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This button is from the Jazz Artists Musicale, in 1990. It is made of white paper with blue and red ink covered with a clear film, on a two-piece metal button with a pin back. The button is printed:

5th ANNUAL
JAM
90
7
JAZZ ARTISTS MUSICALE

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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
date made
1990
user
Levin, Floyd
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 3 in; x.635 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.046
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.046
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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