Holiday 2019 Catalogue


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Original photograph of the two jazz musicians, Ellington shown seated at the piano while the arranger and pianist Billy Strayhorn looks over his shoulder. Stamped on the verso by photographer Burt Goldblatt. Some light corner wear and surface scratches; overall very good. 8 x 10 inches (20.2 x 25.6 cm).  NB: This item is copyrighted (c)Burt Goldblatt/CTSIMAGES and purchase of this item does not include reproduction rights of any kind without permission. Read More...

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82. [Jazz & Song] Garner, Erroll. (1923–1977).
Signed Program

Signed program from the American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. He appeared with bassist Edward Calhoun and percussionist Kelly Martin on December 5, 1958, in a concert presented by the New Hampshire Jazz Society in Manchester, N.H. Garner has signed below his image on the first page of the program. 20 pp. Pen mark to the front cover; otherwise fine. 6 x 9 inches (15.4 x 23 cm).

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83. [Jazz & Song] [Getz, Stan. (1927–1991)] Goldblatt, Burt. (1924–2006).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the American jazz saxophonist known as "The Sound." Getz is shown in a pensive pose with his head in his hands. Stamped on the verso by photographer Burt Goldblatt. Corner creases, some larger cracks at the lower left corner, and some light surface scratches; glue remnants to verso. Overall good. 8 x 10 inches (19.4 x 25 cm).  NB: This item is copyrighted (c)Burt Goldblatt/CTSIMAGES and purchase of this item does not include reproduction rights of any kind without permission. Read More...

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84. [Jazz & Song] Getz, Stan. (1927–1991).
Group of Original Photographs of the Stan Getz Quintet

Group of 11 original 1951 photographs of the Stan Getz Quintet, captured in performance by photographer James N. Seidelle (1925–2018). Shown are Stan Getz, guitarist Jimmy Rainey, pianist Horace Silver, bassist Teddy Kotick, drummer Walter Bolden, and singer Joan Shaw. Fine. Each 8 x 10 inches (20.7 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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85. [Jazz & Song] Hodges, Johnny. (1907–1970).
Group of Original Photographs of the Johnny Hodges Septet

Group of 10 original 1951 photographs of a jazz septet headed by saxophonist Johnny Hodges, captured in performance by photographer James N. Seidelle (1925–2018). The band's horns included Hodges, Al Sears, Emmett Berry, Leroy Lovett, and Lawrence Brown, with Sonny Greer on drums and Lloyd Trotman on bass. Fine. Each 8 x 10 inches (20.7 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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Blue necktie, signed by an impressive group of more than 30 jazz musicians, including: Dexter Gordon, Dizzie Gillespie, Buck Clayton, Count Basie, Wendell Culley, Roy Eldridge, Russell Procope, Andy Downes, Marshal Royal, Velma Middleton, Milt Mezzrow, Jimmy Hamilton, Wally Bishop, Leo Hampton, Lionel Hampton, Bill Coleman, Ray Nance, Don Byas, Red Richards, Buddy Banks, Nelson Williams, Della Grayson, Lil Armstrong, Gene Sedric, and others. 44 inches (110 cm) long, apparently sized for a child. Some small repairs in black thread; some scattered stains; signatures in varying condition but overall very legible. Due to the difficulty of writing with ballpoint on silk, a number of the signers have written their names in block letters rather than their usual signing styles. Overall very good.

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Autograph Document
Ephemera

87. [Jazz & Song] Parker, Charlie. (1920–1955).
Autograph Signature

Autograph signature, "Charlie Parker,” from the legendary jazz musician. Signed on a 4 x 2.75 album page and matted with a glossy photo of "Bird" to an overall size of 11.75 x 15.75. In fine condition.

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88. [Jazz & Song] Parker, Charlie. (1920–1955) & Drew, Kenny. (1928–1993) & Haynes, Roy. (b. 1925).
Group of Original Photographs of the Charlie Parker Quintet

Group of 8 original 1951 photographs of the Charlie Parker Quintet, captured in performance in by photographer James N. Seidelle (1925–2018). The ensemble included Charlie Parker on sax, Benny Harris on trumpet, Kenny Drew on piano, Ted Kotick on bass, and Roy Haynes on drums. Fine. Each 8 x 10 inches (20.7 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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89. [Jazz & Song] [Psychedelia] [Wilson, Wes. (b. 1937)] [Graham, Bill. (1931–1991)].
Group of Psychedelic Handbills

Group of 20 handbills, ca. 1967–1970, for rock performances in San Francisco, including shows by the Grateful Dead, the Mothers of Invention, Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane and other bands. The highly striking and colorful graphic designs in psychedelic style, many designed by Wes Wilson, advertise shows presented by rock impresario Bill Graham. Some addressed and postmarked on the verso. In very fine condition overall, sizes ranging from 4 x 6 inches to 6 x 9 inches. Read More...

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90. [Jazz & Song] Simone, Nina. (1933–2003).
Collection of Family Photographs

Collection of 29 unpublished glossy candid photos from the estate of singer-songwriter and Civil Rights activist, dating from between 1967 and 1996, ranging in size from 3.5 x 4.25 to 7 x 5, and several annotated on the front or reverse in Simone’s own hand. The majority of the images consist of Simone posing with friends, touring musicians, and various members of her family, with other photos showing Simone on holiday and playing the piano. Includes a few seemingly unrelated photos. In overall fine condition.

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91. [Jazz & Song] Washington, Dinah. (1924–1963).
Two Postcard Photographs

Two vintage postcard photographs of the American singer, known as "Queen of the Blues." Released for Universal Attractions, New York, and each with Washington's signature reproduced in the image. One postcard signed by a Ricky Ravens on the verso in pencil. Tape remnants; overall very good. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.8 x 13.8 cm).

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92. [Jazz & Song] [Woodstock Festival] Skolnick, Arnold..
Woodstock Festival Poster

Original poster from the legendary 1969 festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition in White Lake, N.Y. / 3 Days of Peace & Music." The bold design in primary colors shows a hand on a guitar fingerboard, with a white dove perched alongside. First printing. Very light scattered foxing spots to the verso, overall very fine. 18 x 24.5 inches (46 x 62 cm). Read More...

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93. [Instrumentalists] Auer, Leopold. (1845-1930).
Presentation Baton

March 19, 1903. 16.75" long x 0.50 " wide. Fine condition. Presentation baton given to the great violin pedagogue Leopold Auer by a mens' choir. Ebony with sterling silver ferrule, end piece and metal lyre decoration on top. Inscribed to "M. G. Leopold Auer", "Männerchor". The endcap bears the etched initials "F.B." (possibly the maker?). From the estate of the important violinist and influential pedagogue, teacher of Elman, Heifetz, Milstein, Zimbalist, Parlow, Schumsky and many others! Read More...

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94. [Instrumentalists] Auer, Leopold. (1845-1930).
Signed Photograph

Uncommon signed photograph of the important Hungarian violinist and pedagogue, shown in a glossy 8 x 10 Underwood & Underwood portrait, holding his violin in a three-quarter-length pose. He has signed at the right in fountain pen: "L. Auer, 1924." Small creases and tears to right margin, mounting remnants to verso with scattered silvering and some staining upper left, otherwise good.  Read More...

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Signed photograph from the important German pianist, inscribed to pianist Nikita Magaloff. Backhaus is shown standing with his arm on the piano and has penned at the head of the photograph: "To my dear colleague and good friend Nikita Magaloff / Wilhelm Backhaus / May 14th, 1963." A note on the verso in another hand indicates the photo was taken at Backhaus' concert in Bad Godesberg on May 6, 1962. Stamped on the verso by Camillo Fischer of Bonn. Rather wrinkled with one strong diagonal crease; inscription with poor contrast, best visible at an angle; overall very good. 9.5 x 7 inches (23.8 x 17.5 cm). Read More...

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96. [Instrumentalists] [Bagpipes] [Beards] MacWilkie, Alistair. .
"The Man with eleven foot BEARD" - Signed Cabinet Photograph

Cabinet photograph, ca. 1910's, of Alistair MacWilkie, a Scotsman with an "eleven foot beard," signed and inscribed by MacWilkie in pencil on the verso: "World's Prize Whiskers / Yours truly Alistair MacWilkie, Perthshire, Scotland." Photographed by Frank Wendt of Boonton, N.J., MacWilkie is shown in his kilt, holding bagpipes and with his beard falling to the ground in front of him. Heavy vertical folding crease, with card split on the verso along the fold but intact on the surface of the photograph. Overall good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.4 cm). Read More...

97. [Instrumentalists] [Bagpipes].
Carte de Visite Photograph

Carte de visite photograph of a Scottish piper, shown draped in his plaid. Photographed by J. Dryburgh of Dalkeith, Scotland. Rather heavily soiled; overall very good. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.4 cm).

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98. [Instrumentalists] Benedetti Michelangeli, Arturo. (1920–1995) [Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992)].
Rare Signed Photograph to Nikita Magaloff

Uncommon large signed photograph of the legendary Italian pianist, inscribed to fellow pianist Nikita Magaloff. Michelangeli is shown in an animated moment in concert, and has signed and inscribed at the head (translated from the Italian): "To my colleague and friend Nikita Magaloff with esteem and affection. Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli. Festival 1965." Stamped on the verso by photographer Tezuka. Signed material from Benedetti Michelangeli is rare in any format, and this is a particularly prize example in image, size, and association. Some light edge wear and very slight buckling at upper edge; overall fine. 8.5 x 11.5 inches (21.9 x 27 cm). Read More...

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99. [Instrumentalists] Biret, Idil. (b. 1941).
Signed Hand Tracing

Original outline of the Turkish pianist's right hand, traced in blue ink, boldly signed and dated May 11, 1958 on an album leaf titled "Forget-Me-Not." A very early signature from Biret, who signed at age 16 on the occasion of her first performance in Berlin. Note at the head reads (translated from the German): "The first appearance in Berlin in honor of the Turkish President Celal Boyar." Left edge rough and some light toning; overall in fine condition. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.7 cm).

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100. [Instrumentalists] Borge, Victor. (1909–2000).
"My Favorite Intermissions" - SIGNED

New York: Doubleday and Company. 1971. Signed book from the beloved pianist and comedian. Hardcover, 189 pp. Together with an original concert program, ticket stub, and newspaper clippings. Fine in very good dust jacket.

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