Title
Four piece brass jazz band including William Wimpie" Mosley, Joe Porter, and Leroy Brown"
Date
c. 1945-1955
Creator
Harris, Charles Teenie
Description
Four piece brass jazz band including William Wimpie" Mosley, Joe Porter, and Leroy Brown. Leroy Brown, saxophone player, is listed as a musician in Pittsburgh city directories by 1948. The men wear white tie and tails. Their instruments include two trombones, a trumpet, a clarinet, and a saxophone."
Subjects
Men--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Group portraits--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;African Americans--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Jazz bands--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Jazz musicians--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Jazz music--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Mosley, William.;Porter, Joe.;Brown, Leroy.;Entertainers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Musical instruments--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.;Bands (Music)--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Format
gelatin silver print
Identifier
1996.69.158
Photo Source
Carnegie Museum of Art 1996.69.158
Source
Teenie Harris Photograph Collection, 1920-1970, Carnegie Museum of Art
Additional Information
Ordering Reproductions

Carnegie Museum of Art - Historic Pittsburgh Image Collection

Four piece brass jazz band including William Wimpie" Mosley, Joe Porter, and Leroy Brown"

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