Lot #5171
Thelonious Monk Signed Program

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Estimate: $1000+


Fantastic vintage 8.5 x 11 program for a concert by the "Thelonious Monk Quartet" at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Holland, on April 24, 1964, signed on the front cover in black ballpoint by the full band: "Good luck always, Thelonious Monk," "Ben Riley," "Charlie Rouse," and "Best of Luck, Butch Warren," who has also signed at the top, "Best, Warren." Included is an unsigned program for another Monk concert in Amsterdam, this one for April 15, 1961, and two original glossy 3.5 x 3.5 photos from the 1964 show, one of Monk backstage and one of Riley behind his drum set. In very good condition, with overall creasing and handling wear. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Recordmecca's Jeff Gold.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #611 - Ended June 24, 2021

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