Advice on licensing a photograph - Count Basie documentary

Hi there,

I'm working on a British documentary celebrating the life and work of jazz bandleader, Count Basie.

Part of our film will focus on the racism Basie and his band faced, touring the US in the 1950s and our director would like to use the photo attached to help illustrate this.

I understand the photographer is Alexander Rivera who was connected to your university. Would you know the best person to contact about licensing this image?

Grateful for any help you can provide.

Lorna Lithgow

+44 7708 140673


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Thank you for contacting the James E. Shepard Memorial Library. The best person to contact about this matter will be Mr. Andre Vann, the Coordinator of University Archives and Records, his email is and his phone number is 919-530-6254. Please contact us again if you have any other questions. 

  • Last Updated Nov 01, 2018
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  • Answered By Danielle Colbert-Lewis

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