George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis, Original Vintage 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, presented by Paddy McKiernan & Ron Simpson, twice SIGNED by the illustrious New Orleans clarinetist, once to his photograph on the front wrap, and again to the souvenir tour photo booklet; additionally SIGNED, also at his tour photograph, by British trumpeter and traditional jazz devotee, Ken Colyer, whose band accompanied Lewis for these concert tour appearances. The original ticket stub for Lewis’s appearance at the Town Hall, Birmingham, on 23 April1957, is laid in, with the original gilt-printed and signed tour souvenir photo folder. This was Lewis’s first British tour and he was embraced by UK fans of traditional jazz who saw his music as undiluted, original source jazz; as he toured Europe frequently afterwards, his style influenced a generation of traditional-minded clarinetists. Unusual folder style program design, single page printed both sides with flap to the recto of the printed page which secures the gilt photo folder, pin holes to corners, touch of wear to extremities, light pencil program annotations by original owner, else about near fine, bright, clean with original news clippings on Lewis’s concert from the Birmingham paper, laid in. Scarce SIGNED jazz collectible. J1904

George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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George Lewis Original 1957 UK Concert Tour Program, SIGNED By George Lewis & Ken Colyer
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