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7 Jazz Concert Programs 1950-1966  

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Jazz at the Philharmonic: Group of Seven Souvenir Concert Programs 1950-1966

Granz, Norman

Various places

Various publishers



Very Good. Pictorial Paper Covers.Includes: 

  • 1950, 20pp, illustrated, cover by David Stone Martin. Notable as the first full tour appearance of Oscar Peterson, whom Norman Granz had "discovered" in a Montreal club a few years earlier. The musicians:  Ella Fitzgerald, Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Bill Harris, Oscar Peterson, Harry Edison, Ray Brown, Hank Jones.
  • 1951, 20pp, illustrated, cover by David Stone Martin. The musicians: Ella Fitzgerald, Flip Phillips, Lester Young, Illinois Jacquet, Bill Harris, Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Gene Krupa, Hank Jones.
  • 1954, 28pp, illustrated, cover by David Stone Martin. The musicians: Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Bill Harris, Buddy Rich, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, Buddy DeFranco, Louis Bellson, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Don Abney.
  • 1959, 16pp, illustrated. The musicians: Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Gene Krupa, Gus Johnson, Sonny Stitt, Roy Eldridge, Herb Ellis, Lon Levy, and Ray Brown.
  • 1960, 18pp, illustrated, cover by David Stone Martin. The musicians: Ella Fitzgerald, Shelly Manne & His Men, Jimmy Giuffre Trio, Roy Eldridge, Paul Smith Quartet, Wilford Middlebrooks, Gus Johnson.
  • 1962, 16pp, illustrated, cover by David Stone Martin. The musicians: Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Tommy Flanagan, Major Holley, Edward Locke, Paul Smith, Wilford Middlebrooks, Stan Levy, Ella Fitzgerald, 
  • 1966, 18pp, illustrated. This concert is noteworthy for its rich roster of jazzmen and for the addition of Texas bluesman, T-Bone Walker. The musicians: Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims, James Moody, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Bob Cranshaw, Benny Carter, and T-Bone Walker.

Donated by R. & A. Petrilla, Booksellers, Roosevelt, NJ.

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