Where Or When; Oscar's Blues

Where Or When; Oscar's Blues

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Oscar Peterson. side 1: Where or When; side 2: Oscar's Blues (Mercury 8922), from the album, Oscar Peterson (Mercury C106).
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
release date
1950
recording artist
Peterson, Oscar
manufacturer
Mercury
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1981.0656.471
accession number
1981.0656
maker number
8922
C106
catalog number
1981.0656.471
Credit Line
Gift of Eula W. Wake in Memory of Harry Wake
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Data Source
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