Bennie Moten Orchestra at Philadelphia's Pearl Theatre

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Description

Photograph of Bennie Moten’s Orchestra at Pearl Theatre in Philadelphia, PA, 1931. Pictured from left: Jimmy Rushing, vocals; Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Willie McWashington, drums; Booker Washington, trumpet; Ed Lewis, trumpet; Count Basie, piano; Buster Moten, accordian; Leroy "Buster" Berry, banjo; Thamon Hayes, trombone; Bennie Moten, piano; Harland Leonard, reeds; Eddie Durham, trombone; Jack Washington, reeds; Vernon Page, tuba; Woodie Walder, reeds.

Genre
Date Created
1931
Modern Location
Philadelphia,
Owning Organization
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Leroy "Buster" Berry Collection
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Digital Object Identifier
AJM-MC01-1996-043-0008