(JAZZ.) Cotton Club Menu - Lenox Ave and 142 St.
New York : c.1930Highly appealing menu for the legendary original Harlem Cotton Club. Inevitable stereotypical artwork of the period, "bamboo" lettering, and a sharply dressed minstrel-like figure in a high hat accompanied by four scantily-clad "high yellow"chorines. The menu offers Chinese or American options, while only non-alcoholic beverages are offered, so a date... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 133607
(JAZZ.) HARVEY, Charles (ed.) Jazz Parody.
London : First edition, first impression, with the neat "Made in Great Britain" stamp on the foot of title. A scarce jazz book, published in conjunction with the American Jazz Society and issued as number 1 in the series. The foreword is by the acclaimed French jazz critic Charles Delaunay and the photographs are by one of the great jazz photographers, William... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 97225
(JAZZ.) CLAXTON, William, & Joachim E. Berendt. Jazz Life.
Offenburg : 1961First edition, first printing, only reissued in English in a revised edition in 2005. Presentation copy from photographer William Claxton to the actor and acknowledged jazz fan Robert Mitchum, inscribed on the half-title: "For Bob Mitchum, a Swinger! William Claxton Feb. 1962" and with the library stamps stating "From the Estate of Robert Mitchum, Santa... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 106683
(JAZZ) Slugs' in the Far East - coming events for January and February, 1971.
New York : 1971Record of a superb series of residencies at notorious New York jazz club Slugs' in the Far East. Donald Byrd is scheduled from 12-17 January, Leon Thomas 19-24, Elvin Jones 26-31, Lee Morgan 2-7 February, and McCoy Tyner 9-14. Opening its doors on 242 East 3rd Street in 1964, the club began as a neighbourhood bar known as Slugs' Saloon, the location... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 107891
(JAZZ.) Aerobleu Poster Box.
San Francisco : 1997"Throughout jazz history there have been nightclubs where music and the atmosphere live on to become legendary, like Minton's in Harlem or Lincoln Gardens in Chicago. In Paris in the late 1940s, it was Aerobleu - notorious for its all-night jam sessions and enigmatic owner Max Morgan " Or not. Aerobleu was in fact "a unique marketing, storytelling and... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 66680