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

By Massachusetts, Northampton

Northampton, MA: s.n., 1900. Original document. Fine. Printed in display type on tan stock. 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 (Patriot's) by Dancing in Parsons' Hall...the Black & White with Chapman Himself at the Piano, Sullivan whom we all Know on the Violin, and their New Drummer. Together with their other Four Kings of Jazz .... April 20...'Carnival Dances' and 'Balloon Balls' always mean a big Crowd .... Qua's Seven Piece Novelty Orchestra .... Always Dancing 8 to 12, Admission 55 cents." [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].

$85.00

THE HOT JAZZ TRIO.; Illustrated by Joe Servello
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THE HOT JAZZ TRIO.; Illustrated by Joe Servello

By Kotzwinkle, William

Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Seymour Lawrence, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 153pp; 30 full-page b&w illustrations. Bound in black cloth and lilac boards, pictorial dust wrapper. 9.25" x 5.5"

$15.00

STAN KENTON AND HIS INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS ORCHESTRA:; Modern America's Man of Music
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STAN KENTON AND HIS INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS ORCHESTRA:; Modern America's Man of Music

By Kenton, Stan

s.l.: s.n., 1954. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp; illustrated throughout from photographs. Contains a two-page biography of Kenton, followed by biographical sketches and photos of the composers of modern jazz, an illustrated history of the Kenton bands, biographical sketches and photos of musicians in the 1954 band, and candid photos of the European tour and informal concerts. Red-and-white wrappers with photo-portrait of Kenton on cover. 12" x 9" [WorldCat does not record this souvenir program.].

$25.00

HAZEL SCOTT BOOGIE-WOOGIE PIANO TRANSCRIPTIONS
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HAZEL SCOTT BOOGIE-WOOGIE PIANO TRANSCRIPTIONS

By Scott, Hazel

NY: Robbins Music, 1943. First Edition. Decorative Wrappers. Very Good. pp: 27, (1) ad. Contains a page of information on Hazel Scott, followed by the music to her piano-solo arrangements of 13 songs, including: Linger Awhile; Runnin' Wild; Chattanooga Choo Choo; My Blue Heaven; If I Had You; Charmaine; and seven more. Printed orange wrappers with an inset photo of Hazel Scott. 12" x 9" Born in Trinidad in 1920, Scott was married in 1945 to Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. She performed as a soloist and with a trio at various night clubs in the New York area.

$25.00

LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS CONCERT GROUP:; The Ambassador of Jazz.  Signed by Billy Kyle
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LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS CONCERT GROUP:; The Ambassador of Jazz. Signed by Billy Kyle

By Armstrong, Louis (1901-1971)

NY: Associated Booking, 1955. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Very Good. 20pp; illus throughout from photographs. Armstrong's "concert group" for this appearance included Velma Middleton, Trummy Young, Edmond Hall, Billy Kyle, Barrett Deems, and Mort Herbert. The cover shows Satchmo dressed an an ambassador, a briefcase in his right hand and his trumpet under his left arm. 12" x 9" Signed on the cover by Billy Kyle, although his signature is now faded. Includes "Louis Armstrong, an Official Biography," "Hughes Panassie in the Real Jazz," and "An Appreciation of Louis Armstrong" by Tallulah Bankhead.

$60.00

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

By Bluebird Records

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 open to 13.5", 17", and 20" and each is printed in a different color. The cover of the first leaflet is lightly soiled.

$25.00

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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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

By Goodman, Benny

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 along with Harry James, Gene Krupa, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, and others, folded broadsheet, 12.5" x 13/5"

$25.00

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

By Wurlitzer, Rudolph

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., &c. 11.25" x 8.5" This colorful brochure is noteworthy for celebrating the birth of jazz, the drummer driving the rhythm.

$25.00

CHARLIE PARKER -- A Jazz Master:  Songbook for Bb and C Instruments, with separate Piano Accompaniment
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CHARLIE PARKER -- A Jazz Master: Songbook for Bb and C Instruments, with separate Piano Accompaniment

By Parker, Charlie

NY: MCA Music, 1961. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Very Good. pp: 25 + 12. A full-page foreword inside the cover precedes music to nine tunes transcribed from the Bird's recordings, including: Dizzy Atmosphere; Groovin' High (Short Version); Groovin' High (Long Version); Hootie Blues; Salt Peanuts; and four more. Laid in is a separate booklet of the piano accompaniment to those songs. 12" x 8.75"

$15.00

SIGNED POSTER:  THE LEGENDARY LIONEL HAMPTON!!  WITH HIS SWINGING BIG 18-PIECE ORCHESTRA:; Appearing at The Blue Note, Nov. 21, 22 & 23 ... 131 West 3rd Street, New York
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SIGNED POSTER: THE LEGENDARY LIONEL HAMPTON!! WITH HIS SWINGING BIG 18-PIECE ORCHESTRA:; Appearing at The Blue Note, Nov. 21, 22 & 23 ... 131 West 3rd Street, New York

By Hampton, Lionel Leo (1908-2002)

1986. Original edition. Framed. Very Good. Broadside, printed in black and white. Large photo of Hampton in tux, posed over his vibraphone. Laid into a black, plastic frame, glazed. Image, 22" x 17". Frame, 25" x 18.5" Inscribed in blue ink, upper left: "Good-Luck / To Andy Scotty / Lionel / Hampton."

$200.00

AMERICA ON RECORD:  A History of Recorded Sound
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AMERICA ON RECORD: A History of Recorded Sound

By Millard, Andre

NY: Cambridge University Press, 1995. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Fine. pp: ix, 413, indexes; text illus from photographs. 9" x 6" Issued simultaneously in hardback. Looks at the development of sound recordings from the cylinder to the cd--jazz, blues, swing, rock, rap, and film dialogue.

$15.00

THAT'S THE WAY IT IS; Words and music by Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer
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THAT'S THE WAY IT IS; Words and music by Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer

By That's...sheet music

NY: Northern Music, 1945. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 6pp, words and music, in part: "The dearness of you, the nearness of you, your laughter, your sigh...." Former owner's name on cover. 12" x 9" The cover features Ella Fitzgerald and The Ink Spots who recorded this song on Decca Records.

$25.00

CALDONIA (WHAT MAKES YOUR BIG HEAD SO HARD?); By Fleecie Moore.  Recorded by Louis Jordan
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CALDONIA (WHAT MAKES YOUR BIG HEAD SO HARD?); By Fleecie Moore. Recorded by Louis Jordan

By Caldonia...sheet music

NY: Edwin H. Morris, 1945. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 6pp, words and music, in part: "Walkin' with mah baby, she's got great big feet, She's long, lean and lanky, ain't had nothin' to eat .... Caldonia! Caldonia! What makes your big head so hard?..." 12" x 9" On the cover is a portrait of Louis Jordan who featured this song in the Monogram Picture, "Swing Parade."

$15.00

BENNY GOODMAN SWING CLASSICS:; Clarinet Solos with Piano Accompaniment
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BENNY GOODMAN SWING CLASSICS:; Clarinet Solos with Piano Accompaniment

By Goodman, Benny

NY: Regent Music, 1941. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Very Good. 12pp. Inside the cover is a brief biography of Benny Goodman. Contains music to six of his swing tunes. The cover shows the bandleader with his clarinet. Minor scuff on cover. 12" x 9" Song titles: Air Mail Special; Grand Slam; Gone With What Draft; Flying Home; Mission To Moscow; Benny's Bugle.

$25.00

WOB-A-LY WALK.; Words by Bud Green.  Music by Harry Warren
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WOB-A-LY WALK.; Words by Bud Green. Music by Harry Warren

By Wob...sheet music

NY: Shapiro, Bernstein, 1928. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 6pp, words and music, in part: "There's a place I found Where the jazz bands pound It's the stampin' ground Of the dancin' hound .... Just get your ankles out on the loose Then let your tootsies shake like the deuce...." 12" x 9" The cover features a group-photo of Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians, with an inset photo of Waring.

$25.00

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH  OF FLOYD & FLOYD, BANJOS UNLIMITED:; Four shots of the duo in Gay 90s costumes, with their banjos
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PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH OF FLOYD & FLOYD, BANJOS UNLIMITED:; Four shots of the duo in Gay 90s costumes, with their banjos

By Floyd, Lee "Plink"

New Orleans: Plink Floyd, 1960. Original edition. Fine. Shows a younger Lee Floyd with his father, back when they were performing as a duo on banjo, guitar and bass. 10" x 8" "Plink" Floyd was recently elected for induction into the National Four-string Banjo Hall of Fame.

$15.00

THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER:  WORLD TOUR:; Concert Souvenir Booklet
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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER: WORLD TOUR:; Concert Souvenir Booklet

By Manhattan Transfer

Malibu, CA: Manhattan Transfer, 1981. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Near Fine. 16pp; profusely illustrated from color photographs. 13" x 9.75" This large-format concert souvenir contains lots of performance shots and individual close-ups of this extremely talented and entertaining jazz-vocal group: Tim Hauser, Cheryl Bentyne, Janis Siegel, and Alan Paul.

$25.00

GIRLIES:  A Song Fox-trot.; Words by J.J. Davis.  Music by L.J. Roy
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GIRLIES: A Song Fox-trot.; Words by J.J. Davis. Music by L.J. Roy

By Girlies...sheet music

Hartford, Conn: Capitol Music, 1920. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 6pp, words and music, in part: "Girls there are many millions or more Girls where e're I go and each one I adore I'd like to find one with those pretty curls .... Girlies Everybody loves the Girlies...." 12.25" x 9.25" On the cover is a photo of the Black and White Jazz Orchestra, a rather zany group in black-and-white coveralls and fezzes.

$25.00

DAY BY DAY; Words and music by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston.  A Paul Weirick Arrangement
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DAY BY DAY; Words and music by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston. A Paul Weirick Arrangement

By Day by day...sheet music

NY: Barton Music, 1945. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. Orchestration of this song, including charts for: baritone sax, 2nd trumpet, 2nd trombone, 3rd trumpet, 3rd trombone, tenor sax, and first violins. Original horizontal fold. 14" x 10.5" The cover sheet, printed in red on white stock, includes a group photo of The Four Freshmen and is signed in green ink: "Best of Luck, The Four Freshmen." The original members of this jazz-vocal quartet were: Ken Albers (1924-2007), Don Barbour (1927-1961), Ross Barbour (born 1928), and Bob Flanagan (born 1926). Their sound survives to this day, performed by a talented cover group.

$35.00

THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE.; Words by Eugene Lockhart.  Music by Ernest Seitz
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THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE.; Words by Eugene Lockhart. Music by Ernest Seitz

By World...sheet music

NY: Chappell, 1951. Copyright 1919. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 6pp, words and music, in part: "Down in the lazy west rides the moon, Warm as a night in June ... Dear one, the world, is waiting for the sun-rise...." 12" x 9" The cover features a portrait of Mary Ford and Les Paul with his electric guitar. They had a big hit with this song as recorded on Capitol Record #1748.

$15.00

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