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        Cliff Leeman

 
Drummer Cliff Leeman
played with Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, and the World's Greatest Jazz Band.

 



Cliff Leeman

John Falter
pencil on paper, 1971

Falter's sketch of Cliff Leeman captured the intensity of a live performance.

Donor: John P. Falter Collection
10,645-3615

 



Cliff Leeman

John Falter
lithograph, from the "Jazz from Life" series, 1971

For the "Jazz from Life" portfolio Falter refined his live sketch into a more polished portrait, losing some of the immediacy of the original drawing.

Donor: Cliff's Notes, Inc.
10704-17

 


  

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