Sponsored: Rare Showcase of the History of Jazz in Newark

The Newark Museum of Art celebrates the mesmerizing work of photographers who documented some of jazz’s greatest performers across even decades while spotlighting Newark as a center for jazz.

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic features photographs by photojournalist Jerry Dantzic who received special access to Billie Holiday’s public and private life during a week-long residency at the Sugar Hill nightclub in Newark, NJ. 

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic is an exhibition organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the Jerry Dantzic Archives. 
 
Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection highlights photographs that portray jazz music as an honest, sensual, and improvisational genre historically at the forefront of African American music.

Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection has been loaned through the Bank of America Art in our Communities ® program.  
 

On View Through August 21, 2022.

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Billie Holiday holding her pet Chihuahua, Pepi, in front of Sugar Hill, Newark, New Jersey, April 18, 1957. 
All photographs © 2018 Jerry Dantzic/ Jerry Dantzic Archives. All rights reserved.

Chuck Stewart (American, 1927-2017)
Eric Dolphy, 1964,
Gelatin silver print, 17/100
Bank of America Collection
© Chuck Stewart Photography LLC/Fireball Entertainment Group
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