[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Preparing Behind a Curtain]

One of 43 photographs in the series: Early Jazz Scrapbook available on this site.

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Photograph of a North Texas State College jazz ensemble preparing behind a curtain. The photo is taken from above at a roughly 45 degree angle, and most of the men look up toward the camera. Many of these tuxedo-clad men are located within the rows of a raked platform and sitting behind desks with sheet music. A note containing a handwritten list of the performers present and their chosen instruments is taped across the upper left corner. Another such list is written directly upon the back of the photo in pencil.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1950.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Early Jazz Studies at UNT and was provided by UNT Music Library to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Preparing Behind a Curtain]
  • Series Title: Early Jazz Scrapbook

Description

Photograph of a North Texas State College jazz ensemble preparing behind a curtain. The photo is taken from above at a roughly 45 degree angle, and most of the men look up toward the camera. Many of these tuxedo-clad men are located within the rows of a raked platform and sitting behind desks with sheet music. A note containing a handwritten list of the performers present and their chosen instruments is taped across the upper left corner. Another such list is written directly upon the back of the photo in pencil.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Early Jazz Studies at UNT

This collection of photographs features performances, band members, and band directors of the UNT Laboratory Dance Band, the premier ensemble of the Jazz Studies division at the college.

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  • 1950

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  • Sept. 23, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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  • April 14, 2014, 6:09 p.m.

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[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Preparing Behind a Curtain], photograph, 1950; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181702/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.