[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing with a Harpist]

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

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Photograph of the Laboratory Dance Band performing on stage with a woman named Pat McCracken playing a harp. McCracken occupies the lower center portion of the photo. She is wearing a light hued dress and is sitting down behind a microphone. Her hands are mid-glide over the harp's strings. To her left, one of the many tuxedo-clad men plays a double bass. To the left of this man, another man sits with his back to the camera and plays a piano. The rest of the band is seated on a series of three increasingly elevated platforms. They are holding a ... continued below

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1953.

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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 18 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing with a Harpist]
  • Series Title: Early Jazz Scrapbook

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Photograph of the Laboratory Dance Band performing on stage with a woman named Pat McCracken playing a harp. McCracken occupies the lower center portion of the photo. She is wearing a light hued dress and is sitting down behind a microphone. Her hands are mid-glide over the harp's strings. To her left, one of the many tuxedo-clad men plays a double bass. To the left of this man, another man sits with his back to the camera and plays a piano. The rest of the band is seated on a series of three increasingly elevated platforms. They are holding a variety of brass instruments and, in the case of one man at the left end of the topmost row, playing at a drum set.

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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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  • 1953

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  • Sept. 23, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing with a Harpist], photograph, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181750/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.