Guide to the James Arkatov Collection of Jazz Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1229
Creators:
Arkatov, James, 1920-
Dates:
1995-2003
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:
This collection contains 326 photographs of jazz musicians taken by James Arkatov from 1995 to 2003.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A collection of 326 photographs of musicians, taken by James Arkatov. Most of the photographs are performance shots or were taken in rehearsal. Most were taken at theJazz Bakery, a non-profit, volunteer-run venue for jazz in Los Angeles; others were taken at the Hollywood Bowl or other venues.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arkatov is a Russian-American cellist who began his career performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony in 1938. He later moved on to perform with the San Francisco Symphony, and was the principal cellist in the Indianapolis Symphony and NBC Symphony Orchestra. He founded the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 1968. He began photographing musicians early in his career, and later published his works Masters of Music: Great Artists at Work (1990) and Artists: The Creative Personality (1998).
Sources
Russell, Maureen. "Highlights from UCLA's Collections: The James Arkatov Photograph Collection." Ethnomusicology Review. February 12, 2015. Accessed August 08, 2016. http://ethnomusicologyreview.ucla.edu/content/highlights-uclas-collections-james-arkatov-photograph-collection.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Holly Nelson.
Author
Holly Nelson
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center by James Arkatov in 2011.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
James Arkatov Collection of Jazz Photographs, 1995-2003, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
James Arkatov retains copyright. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
dos Santos, Josias Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Art, 1934-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Farmer, Art Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elling, Kurt Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fischer, Clare Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ferguson, Sherman Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harold Land Quintet Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foster, Gary Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Claxton, William Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Childs, Billy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coleman, George Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clayton, John Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colley, Scott Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Collette, Buddy, 1921-2010 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Corea, Chick Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Copeland, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Capp, Frank Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carter, Regina Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cavanaugh, Page Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caymmi, Dori, 1943- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chancler, Ndugu Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charlap, Bill Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chestnut, Cyrus Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bennett, Tony, 1926- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
BoneSoir Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brignola, Nick Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, James, 1933-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, Oscar, Jr., 1926- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, Ray (Jazz musician) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bryant, Bobby Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Candoli, Conte, 1927-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beneke, Tex Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bellson, Louis Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barron, Kenny Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anderson, Ernestine, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alpert, Herb Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allison, Mose Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, Monty Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abercrombie, John, 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lundy, Carmen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magnusson, Bob Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lovano, Joe Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lowe, Mundell, 1922- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richie Cole Quartet Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leuning, Warren Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leviev, Milcho Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Koonse, Larry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LaBarbara, Joe Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lincoln, Abbey, 1930 - Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linden, Hal Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levy, Lou Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lewis, Herbie, 1941-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives