R. Weyand, Scrapbooks, no. 688.
E. Farnham, Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Works, vol. II, Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State University, 1959, p. 486, no. 198.
E. Farnham, Charles Demuth: Behind a Laughing Mask, Norman, Oklahoma, 1971, p. 103.
D. Gedhard and P. Plous, Charles Demuth: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living, exhibition catalogue, Santa Barbara, California, 1971, pp. 18, 33, 80, no. 28, illustrated.
B. Haskell, Charles Demuth, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1987, pp. 80-81, no. 19, illustrated (as Negro Jazz Band).
M. Rock, "Village Writers," 1990.
G.C. McElroy, Facing History: The Black Image in American Art 1710-1940, exhibition catalogue, San Francisco, California, 1990, p. 110, illustrated.
A. Heller, 1915: The Cultural Moment, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1991.
E. Goldson, ed., Seeing Jazz: Artists and Writers on Jazz, Washington, D.C., 1997, p. 111, illustrated.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Pioneers of Modern Art in America, April 2-May 12, 1946, no. 26.
Santa Barbara, California, University of California, The Art Galleries, and elsewhere, Charles Demuth: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living, October 5-November 14, 1971, no. 28.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, and elsewhere, Charles Demuth, October 14, 1987-January 17, 1988, no. 19 (as Negro Jazz Ba and).
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, and elsewhere, Facing History: The Black Image in American Art, 1710-1940, January 13-March 25, 1990, no. 96.
Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, The Modernist Tradition in American Watercolors, 1911-1939, April 5-June 22, 1991.
Stamford, Connecticut, Whitney Museum of American Art at One Champion Plaza, Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife, 1900-1950, September 5-November 6, 1991.