Charlie's Choice; Stompin' at the Savoy

Charlie's Choice; Stompin' at the Savoy

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Charlie Christian with the Minton's House Band. side 1: Charlie's Choice [part 3]; side 2: Stompin' at the Savoy [part 1] (Vox 16067), from the album, Charlie Christian Memorial (Vox VSP 302).
78 rpm. Tracks for this album were recorded in 1941 and issued by Vox in 1947.

This album features artwork by American painter, printmaker, and teacher, Daniel (Dan) Shapiro (1920-1982). He created the artwork for several albums including recordings by Louis Armstrong, Alex Wilder, Charlie Christian, Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, and Richard Dyer Bennett. Shapiro’s works were first exhibited at the Cooper Union Art School in 1940 and 1941. He had much success with his solo shows in the 1960s at the University of California at San Francisco, Cellini Gallery, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Rice University in Houston.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1941
release date
1947
recording artist
Christian, Charlie
Minton's House Band
manufacturer
Vox
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.678
accession number
1978.0670
maker number
VSP 302
16067
catalog number
1978.0670.678
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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