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Lot #536
Jazz Legends

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Estimate: $400+
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Vintage copy of Jazz magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, August 1942, 5.75 x 8.75, signed inside in ink and pencil by a variety of notable jazz musicians, including: Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Webster, Benny Carter, Eddie Condon, Pee Wee Russell, Wilbur de Paris, Joe Bushkin, Gene Schroeder, Kansas Fields, Joe Grauso, Sterling Bose, Miff Mole, Josh White, Bobby Hackett, Hot Lips Page, Big Sid Catlett, Milton Mezzrow, and more. The magazine also includes some loose business cards and admission passes, which also bear several jazz signatures, and the inside front cover features an ownership notation: "On the opposite page are autographs of various jazz personalities I saw on my first visit to New York, 5/1/44." In very good condition, with scattered staining and soiling, a central vertical fold, and pages detached but all present.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #580 - Ended April 08, 2020