Antigua Blues; Copenhagen

Antigua Blues; Copenhagen

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Lu Watters and his Yerba Buena Jazz Band. side 1: Antiqua Blues; side 2: Copenhagen (Mercury 11052), from the album, Lu Watters Jazz (Mercury C-103).
78 rpm.

The cover art for this album was by David Stone Martin (born David Livingstone Martin, 1913-1992). Martin was an American artist best known for his illustrations on jazz album covers for labels including Mercury, Asch, Clef, Disc, and Dial. Many of his commissions were from Martin’s longtime friend, American jazz record producer and concert promoter Norman Granz (1918-2001).

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1950
recording artist
Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band
artist
Martin, David Stone
manufacturer
Mercury
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.640
accession number
1978.0670
maker number
11052
C-103
catalog number
1978.0670.640
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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