Sacramento Jazz Jubilee Badge

Sacramento Jazz Jubilee Badge

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This badge is from the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee Festival, in 2001. The button is a made of yellow paper with black 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 button for a name tag. There is red ribbon attached to the back of the button. The button is printed:

SACRAMENTO
[image of riverboat]
Floyd Levin
JAZZ JUBILEE
2002

(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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
badge
date made
2002
user
Levin, Floyd
place made
United States: California, Sacramento
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 3 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
2011.3086.136
nonaccession number
2011.3086
catalog number
2011.3086.136
Credit Line
Gift of Lucille Levin
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