High Society; Terrible Blues

High Society; Terrible Blues

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Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band. side 1: High Society; side 2: Terrible Blues (Jazz Man 15).
78 rpm.

Jazz Man Records was founded by David Ashford Stuart in 1941. The record label was devoted to traditional New Orleans-style jazz. In 1946, Stuart sold the label to Nesuhi Ertegun, brother of Ahmet Ertegun, founder of Atlantic Records, and Nesuhi’s wife Marili Morden, owners of the Jazz Man Record Shop in Hollywood, the label’s namesake. Jazz Man Records continued to produce recordings until late 1954.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1942
recording artist
Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band
manufacturer
Jazz Man
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.298
maker number
15
accession number
1978.0670
catalog number
1978.0670.298
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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