Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland); Air Mail Special

Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland); Air Mail Special

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Benny Goodman and his Sextet. side 1: Rose Room (In Sunny Roseland); side 2: Air Mail Special (Columbia 36720), from the album, Benny Goodman Sextet, (Columbia C-102).
78 rpm. Side 1 was originally recorded in 1939 and released on Columbia 35254. Side was originally recorded in 1941 and released on Columbia 36099. This album was released in 1944.

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
recording date
1939
1941
release date
1944
recording artist
Benny Goodman Sextet
manufacturer
Columbia
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1978.0670.501
maker number
36720
C-102
accession number
1978.0670
catalog number
1978.0670.501
Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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