Herb Snitzer in Museum of Modern Art - the 1960's

from Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir, page 36:

Beginning with the July 1960 issue, [the jazz magazine] Metronome featured a series of concerts that took place in the outdoor garden at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)… We saw the relationship between modern jazz and modern painting… The first group to play was George Wein and his All Stars. George was the founder/producer of the Newport Jazz Festival. George is also a pianist… The Playboy Jazz Festival and so many others are the product of George Wein's vision. I can remember him starting off the concert, he nodded toward a sculpture of a full-bodied woman by Gaston La Chaise, …   more >>
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Herb Snitzer, Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir (City of Jackson, 2011), p. 36. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428416669750 accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Museum of Modern Art


Herb Snitzer
photographer, photojournalist, Writer

Listening to

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'That's a plenty' performed by George Wein & The Newport All-Stars

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1960's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:24:30 +0100
Approved on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:56:35 +0100