[Pat McCracken Playing Jazz Harp]

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

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Photograph of the Laboratory Dance Band on stage with a young woman named Pat McCracken. McCracken stands to the left side of the photo. She is wearing a light hued dress and is standing in front of a pianist with her hands behind her back. To the right, a tall harp stands in front of a microphone. Further to the right, the elder Gene Hall stands wearing a grey suit and applauding. The rest of the band is seated in the background on a series of three increasingly elevated platforms. They are holding a variety of brass instruments and, in ... continued below

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

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Don Brink Studios 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 38 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the Laboratory Dance Band on stage with a young woman named Pat McCracken. McCracken stands to the left side of the photo. She is wearing a light hued dress and is standing in front of a pianist with her hands behind her back. To the right, a tall harp stands in front of a microphone. Further to the right, the elder Gene Hall stands wearing a grey suit and applauding. The rest of the band is seated in the background 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, sitting at a drum set. A handwritten note under the image says "Pat McCracken - Jazz Harp - 1953."

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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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  • April 14, 2014, 6:01 p.m.

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Don Brink Studios. [Pat McCracken Playing Jazz Harp], photograph, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181768/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.