Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Badge

Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival Badge

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This Patron badge is from the Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival, in 1996. It made of gold colored paper with black lettering, encapsulated in plastic. The badge is printed:

13th Annual
LOS ANGELES
CLASSIC
JAZZ
FESTIVAL
1996
PATRON

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
badge
date made
1996
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 2 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.060
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.060
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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