How High the Moon; Lady Be Good

How High the Moon; Lady Be Good

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various artists. side 1: How High the Moon [part 3]; side 2: Lady Be Good [part 1] (Asch 453-2), from the album, Jazz at the Philharmonic, Volume 1 (Asch 453).
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
1944
recording artist
Guy, Joe
McGhee, Howard
Jacquet, Illinois
Ventura, Charlie
Smith, Willie
Finney, Garland
Livingston, Ulysses
Callender, Red
Krupa, Gene
manufacturer
Asch
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.754
maker number
453-2
453
accession number
1978.0670
catalog number
1978.0670.754
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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National Museum of American History
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