Tiger Rag; St. Louis Blues

Tiger Rag; St. Louis Blues

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Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra. side 1: Tiger Rag; side 2: St. Louis Blues (Vox 16058), from the album, Louis Armstrong - Paris, 1934 (Vox VSP 300).
78 rpm. Both tracks were recorded at Studio Polydor in Paris, France, in 1934. The album was released 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.

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Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1934
release date
1947
recording artist
Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra
manufacturer
Vox
place made
United States
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.682
accession number
1978.0670
maker number
16058
VSP 300
catalog number
1978.0670.682
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
subject
Music
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