The photo above was probably shot around that same time. The caption to it was typed by Jack Lauderdale himself, who thought that Ray was born in 1932 (this erroneous birth year was to be consistently communicated until well into the 1950s)*. (Collection Joel Dufour).
* Ray at the time may have thought that he was born in 1932, and therefore was only 16 in 1948; he almost certainly was the source for this biographical detail; Quincy Jones, when talking about this period, still states that Ray was 16 when they met in Seattle.
|The same photo in an odd reworking (obviously for some publicity printwork) with hand-retouche of Ray's glasses and clumsy illustrated elements in background and Garret's bass. Source here.|
14. and 15. The two Kriegsman photos above have been applied in ads, press articles and cover artwork many times (also by ABC-Paramount), even well into the 1970s; they are still widely sold as postcards.
|Sepia effect added to this cover of the CD, "Sitting On Top Of The World" (Pegasus/Pinnacle).|