• Creator
  • Webster & Stevens
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • Duke Moore came to Seattle with the U. S. Navy during World War II. In 1942, Moore and several other black musicians played in a Navy swing band, the Jive Bombers, which was based at Sand Point Naval Air Station. Moore played the drums. After the war, Moore and a number of other black musicians stayed in Seattle. Moore joined The Question Marks, a jazz group which played in various Seattle nightclubs.This photo shows Duke Moore and his drums i... more
    Duke Moore came to Seattle with the U. S. Navy during World War II. In 1942, Moore and several other black musicians played in a Navy swing band, the Jive Bombers, which was based at Sand Point Naval Air Station. Moore played the drums. After the war, Moore and a number of other black musicians stayed in Seattle. Moore joined The Question Marks, a jazz group which played in various Seattle nightclubs.This photo shows Duke Moore and his drums in 1949. At the time, he was performing with The Question Marks. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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