Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, final North American Tour 1967. SIGNED in ink at their respective b&w photographs, by saxophone greats Coleman Hawkins and Zoot Sims and trumpet and flugelhorn master, Clark Terry. Letter of provenance laid in from previous owner who acquired the autographs in Montreal, Quebec, one of several Canadian stops on the tour; the Hawk's signature is particularly significant in that the great saxophonist was in failing health at this time, having stopped recording in 1966, and his performances were very curtailed after this tour, until his death in 1969. Although impresario Norman Granz had officially ended the JATP national tours with the eighteenth in 1957, a decade later he mounted a final farewell tour of North America which featured the Duke Ellington Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald as vocalist, as well as other jazz luminaries long associated with Granz, including Oscar Peterson and Benny Carter. After the tour Granz was quoted as saying "I'll never do that again", although he did intermittently continue the tradition, reprising JATP at Monterey in 1971, as well as at the Montreux Jazz Festival in the 70's and with final concerts held in Tokyo in 1983, marking the 30th anniversary of the first time JATP had played there. A handsome large format (14" by 11") concert program, staple bound wraps, original cover art by David Stone Martin, unpaginated (24 pp, plus wraps), lavishly illustrated with b&w photos. Touch of rubbing to front wrap and mild creasing to the corners and spine, rear wrap is lightly soiled with faint pen strike, else very good+, tightly bound, clean and unmarked. The autographs are fine, clean, without loss or fading. A highly collectible vintage concert program, an historic tour, with the signatures of three jazz luminaries. J1542

Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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Jazz At The Philharmonic, Original Concert Tour Program, Final North American Tour 1967, Signed By Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims & Clark Terry
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