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Lot #602
Roy Eldridge

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Estimate: $200+
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Description

American jazz trumpet player nicknamed 'Little Jazz,' (1911-1989) whose sophisticated style and impact on Dizzy Gillespie elevate him as one of the most influential musicians of the swing era and a precursor of bebop. Rare vintage glossy 8 x 10 James J. Kriegsmann publicity photo of Eldridge coolly playing his trumpet, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "Pour 'Jean,' de Roy Eldridge.” In fine condition. Learn more about this photo.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #519 - Ended January 10, 2018