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image of TWO (2) DISCOGRAPHIES OF JAZZ CLASSICS:  Commodore United Hot Clubs of America Re-Issues, and Commodore Classics in Swing

TWO (2) DISCOGRAPHIES OF JAZZ CLASSICS: Commodore United Hot Clubs of America Re-Issues, and Commodore Classics in Swing

by Commodore Records

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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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$30.00

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New York: Commodore Records, 1944. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. (1) broadsheet printed in purple on white, folded to 10 pages. One page is devoted to an essay on jazz collectors and the United Hot Clubs of America. Listed are U.H.C.A. red and blue labels, including King Oliver, Louis Armstrong. Bessie Smith, Bud Freeman, Bix Beiderbecke,… Read more
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image of DAVID STONE MARTIN:  JAZZ GRAPHICS.  Private Edition of 150 copies, signed by the artist and by the editor, with a presentation inscription signed by the editor

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Tokyo, Japan: Graphic-sha, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 157pp; illustrated throughout in color. Text in English and Japanese. Bound in lithographed boards (rather than the usual card covers), acetate wrapper. 12" x 9" Daver's 48-page introduction gives an overview of David Stone Martin's work, along with some biographical data and an essay on… Read more
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$650.00
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DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA: Concert Program

by Ellington, Duke

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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New York: Program Publishing Co, 1947. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (16)pp; illustrated throughout from photographs, some full-page. Includes: "The Story of Duke Ellington" (running text); "Farewell to Jazz Fakers" by Duke Ellington; "Duke Ellington - Musical Pioneer" by Leonard Feather, plus Feather's notes on the concert program. Bound in pictorial yellow… Read more
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image of BENNY GOODMAN BAND AND TRIO - LOUIS ARMSTRONG ALL STARS - 1953 JAZZ CONCERT PROGRAMME

BENNY GOODMAN BAND AND TRIO - LOUIS ARMSTRONG ALL STARS - 1953 JAZZ CONCERT PROGRAMME

by Goodman, Benny

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Published
1953
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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New York: Columbia Records, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (24)pp; illustrations from photographs throughout, some full-page. Text includes "The Benny Goodman Story" by Hal Webman, "The Louis Armstrong Story," "The Fletcher Henderson Fund" by John Hammond, and brief biographies and photographs of all of the musicians. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 12" x 9" The… Read more
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image of GEORGE SHEARING INTERPRETATIONS FOR PIANO, No. 2.  Edited by John Lane

GEORGE SHEARING INTERPRETATIONS FOR PIANO, No. 2. Edited by John Lane

by Shearing, George

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Early edition
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$25.00

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NY: Robbins Music, 1954. Early edition. Softcover. Very Good. 23pp. Contains piano music to 10 tunes as played by Shearing: Laura; Once in A While; Street of Dreams; Sweet and Lovely; That Old Feeling; and 5 more. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers with a cover photo of Shearing at the piano.… Read more
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image of THE GEORGE SHEARING QUINTET AND JOE WILLIAMS AND THE JUNIOR MANCE TRIO:  On a Tour of Great Britain, September-October 1962.  [souvenir program]; Souvenir Programme

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London: Harold Davison, 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp; illustrations from photographs, four full-page. Includes two essays (6pp) on George Shearing and Joe Williams, by Benny Green. Bound in pictorial orange wrappers, 10.5" x 8.25"
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image of THE [FIRST] BATH FESTIVAL OF JAZZ:  Regency Ballroom, Bath, June 2nd-June 7th, 1958:  Concert program

THE [FIRST] BATH FESTIVAL OF JAZZ: Regency Ballroom, Bath, June 2nd-June 7th, 1958: Concert program

by Harrison, Dunstan

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Bath, England: Festival of Jazz, 1958. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp; illustrated from photographs of the musicians. Contains the programme for each day of the Festival, along with considerable biographical material. Bound in decorated wrappers, 10.5" x 8.25" In this first year for jazz as one of the art forms at the Bath Festival,… Read more
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image of LIONEL HAMPTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA:  Presented on its First British Tour by Harold Davison Limited...Oct-Nov 1956.  Souvenir Programme

LIONEL HAMPTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Presented on its First British Tour by Harold Davison Limited...Oct-Nov 1956. Souvenir Programme

by Hampton, Lionel

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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London: Harold Davison, 1956. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp; illustrated throughout from photographs, some full-page. Includes a feature on Hamp's life and career. In addition to Hampton on vibraharp, piano and drums, the orchestra for this gig included: Eddie Chamblee & Elsie Smith, tenor sax; Slide Hampton, trombone; Eddie and Dick… Read more
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image of NATIONAL JAZZ FEDERATION PRESENTS THE MODERN JAZZ QUARTET:  John Lewis, piano;  Milt Jackson, vibes;  Percy Heath, bass;  Connie Kay, drums.  With British guest stars Ronnie Ross, baritone sax, and Joe Harriott, alto sax.  [souvenir program]

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London: National Jazz Federation, 1959. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 20pp; illustrated throughout from photographs. Contains a Max Harrison essay on the MJQ and their music, along with biographical sketches and portraits of each of the musicians, 7.5" x 10" Lewis founded the Modern Jazz Quartet in 1952. Connie Kay replaced the original drummer, Kenny Clarke, in… Read more
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image of BENNY GOODMAN PRESENTS AMERICA'S TOP JAZZ CONCERT:  This concert will mark Benny Goodman's Silver Anniversary -- 25 Years of Swing.  Concert souvenir

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New York: GAC-Super Productions, 1959. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (24)pp; illustrated throughout from photographs, some full-page. Bound in pictorial wrappers, 12.75" x 9.75" This concert tour program features Ahmad Jamal and Dakota Staton as well as Benny Goodman and his Orchestra. [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].
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image of JAZZ EXPO '68:  The Newport Jazz Festival in London.; Souvenir program

JAZZ EXPO '68: The Newport Jazz Festival in London.; Souvenir program

by Davison, Harold and others

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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London: Harold Davison, 1968. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 36pp; illustrated throughout from photographs. Includes extensive biographical and career notes on the performers, by Benny Green. Bound in printed stiff wrappers, 10" x 8.25". One vertical crease. The musicians: Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Art Blakey, Max Roach, Ginger Johnson,… Read more
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image of THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER:  WORLD TOUR.  Concert Souvenir Booklet

THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER: WORLD TOUR. Concert Souvenir Booklet

by Manhattan Transfer

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Malibu, CA: Manhattan Transfer, 1981. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 16pp; illustrated throughout from color photographs. Bound in color-pictorial stiff wrappers, 13" x 9.75". [Image shown cuts off margins of program.]. This large-format concert souvenir contains lots of performance shots and individual close-ups of the extremely talented and entertaining jazz-vocal group: Tim Hauser, Cheryl… Read more
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image of JAZZSHOWS PRESENT THE STOLL FESTIVAL OF JAZZ MUSIC, 1956:  Part 2--Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band, Ken Colyer's Jazzmen, Terry Lightfoot's Jazzmen.  Souvenir Programme [and musician's handwritten set list]

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London: Stoll Theatre, 1956. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp; illustrated from photographs. Bound in printed wrappers, 10" x 8" The programme for all three units is printed as the centerspread. Laid into this copy is a handwritten (pencil) set list of 19 tunes. The final one, "Swing in the Blues," calls for guitar,… Read more
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image of HAROLD DAVISON PRESENTS "TOP BRASS":  Featuring Maynard Ferguson and his Anglo-American Orchestra;  The "Doc" Cheatham - Benny Morton Quintet;  The Bob Brookmeyer - Clark Terry Quintet;  The Nat Pierce Trio with Jake Hanna and Eddie Jones

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London: Animated Graphic, 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 18pp; illustrated from photographs. Contains Benny Green's programme notes on all the musicians named above, along with full-page and candid photos of them. In addition to the brass players, four sax men mellowed the concert: Ronnie Scott, Ronnie Ross, Danny Moss, and Art Ellefson. Bound… Read more
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$65.00
image of WOODY HERMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA.  Souvenir program

WOODY HERMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA. Souvenir program

by Herman, Woody

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Published
1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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London: Harold Davison, 1966. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 16pp; illustrated throughout from photographs. Includes extensive biographical and career notes on the performers, by Derek Jewell. Bound in pictorial wrappers, 10" x 8.25" The musicians: Wood Herman, Bill Byrne, Richard Ruedebusch, Lloyd Michael, John Crews, Garry Lee Schauer, Dominick Costanzo, Mel Wanzo, Julian Priester, Bob… Read more
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image of THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POPULAR MUSIC AND JAZZ, 1900-1950:; In Four Volumes

THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF POPULAR MUSIC AND JAZZ, 1900-1950:; In Four Volumes

by Kinkle, Roger D.

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780870002298
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$50.00

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New Rochelle: Arlington House, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Four volumes. pp: xl, 2642. Contains some 30,000 entries. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines and covers, printed dust jackets. 9.5" x 6.25" Includes two volumes of biographies, one of music year by year, and one of indices to songs, performers, and… Read more
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image of DANCERS!...THE JA-MO-KAS... [JAZZ & MINSTREL BROADSIDE]

DANCERS!...THE JA-MO-KAS... [JAZZ & MINSTREL BROADSIDE]

by Jamokas

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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA
Published
1900
Condition
Fine
Edition
Original document
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$75.00

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Northampton, MA: s.n., 1900. Original document. Fine. Printed in display type on tan stock, 11" x 6.25". In part: "April 18...That Sensational Canadian Orchestra 'The Ja-mo-kas' with Fred Sheppard, the 'Wonder Drummer,' formerly with the Black and White ....Frisco and Exhibition Dancing by Sambo Drake and Partner of Hartford .... April 19... Celebrate This Holiday… Read more
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image of THREE (3) LEAFLETS FOR RCA VICTOR'S BLUEBIRD POPULAR RECORDS:; Newest Bands - Hottest Tunes - Biggest Hits

THREE (3) LEAFLETS FOR RCA VICTOR'S BLUEBIRD POPULAR RECORDS:; Newest Bands - Hottest Tunes - Biggest Hits

by Bluebird Records

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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$25.00

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Camden, NJ: RCA, 1941. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. Leaflets dated: December 1939, April 1940, January 1941. Featuring recordings by the popular orchestras of: Freddy Martin, Ozzie Nelson, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Charlie Barnet, Jelly-Roll Morton, Sammy Kaye, Hal Kemp, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, and others. Includes photos of most. These 6.25" leaflets… Read more
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image of TWO ITEMS FEATURING BENNY GOODMAN:  Capitol News from Hollywood, Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1947  +  Benny Goodman reviews Columbia and Okeh Popular Records for April, 1941

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New York: Capitol Records, 1947. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. The Capitol News booklet has a centerfold feature, "At Home with Benny Goodman," along with lots of other news of swing and jazz bands, 16pp, illus from photographs, 9" x 6"; creased at top of spine. + The Columbia & Okeh folder features Goodman… Read more
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image of WURLITZER JAZZ TRAP DRUM OUTFIT:; Note--Jazz is the name of a new style of wonderful music now the rage

WURLITZER JAZZ TRAP DRUM OUTFIT:; Note--Jazz is the name of a new style of wonderful music now the rage

by Wurlitzer, Rudolph

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Chicago: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co, 1918. First Edition. Very Good. 4pp; illus throughout in yellow and black. Promotional text, in part: "You will find this Jazz Trap Drum outfit the classiest ... All the country is dancing now to Jazz Music--for its propelling freakish rhythm overwhelms you and your feet refuses to be still...," &c.,… Read more
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