October Mega Sale (Auction #124)
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Here's a 64 year old, original Jazz era handbill in Museum Quality condition. In the world of jazz music, Count Basie stands out as a true icon from the 1950's. Later in the 60's, he made a huge comeback when producer Quincy Jones arranged and conducted the album “This Time by Basie!”, which launched the Count back onto the pop charts right before the british invasion. Also on this bill was the great Sarah Vaughan, Al Hibbler, Johnny Smith, Lester Young, Bud Powell and the East/West Jazz Septet.

 

Handbill – Birdland Stars of ’56 at the Civic Opera House

Grade – PAE Mint “93”
Bands/Bill – Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Al Hibbler, Johnny Smith, Lester Young, Bud Powell, East/West Jazz Septet
Venue – Civic Opera House
City – Chicago, IL
Date – 2/18/1956
Dimensions – 5 15/16 X 9"
Printing – OP-1, Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Series/Promoter – Birdland Stars

Condition Details –  Museum Quality with no nicks, cuts, tears, pinholes, or restoration of any kind. 

 

*****This handbill is available for inspection at our gallery, by appointment. *****

 

*A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*

1956–Count Basie-Sarah Vaughan-Civic Opera House Concert Handbill-PAE Graded Mint “93”
1956–Count Basie-Sarah Vaughan-Civic Opera House Concert Handbill-PAE Graded Mint “93”
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Minimum Bid: $1
Final prices include buyers premium.: $216
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
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