Search results for: 'MONK, Thelonious'
MONK, Thelonious. Signed halftone image of Monk in performance at the Open Door.
[New York : 1953]Dynamic image of the great pianist-composer, signed across his hands and keyboard, "Thelonious Monk". This is taken from Bob Parent's famous photograph of Monk, Mingus, Roy Haynes and Bird performing at the Open Door in 1953. The New York Times ran a piece on the image in March 2019 under the heading "Is This the Greatest Photo in Jazz History?": "A... Learn More£2,850.00
Stock Code: 136660
MONK, Thelonious. Programme and ticket from Japan tour 1965.
Japan : 1965Highly appealing and outstandingly well-produced programme for the 1965 tour of Japan, with nice "hip" artwork, and including a set list comprising twenty-five numbers, mainly originals and those staples of the Monk repertoire "Honeysuckle Rose" and "Just a Gigolo". This copy with retained ticket for the tour date at Sankei Hall (Tokyo) on 4 May (printed... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 130770
MONK, Thelonious. Inscribed album cover for Criss-Cross.
Los Angeles : 1963Boldly signed in full on the upper part of the front cover "Good Luck always Mrs Tiejen, Thelonious Monk." We believe the recipient was Marian Tietjen (1920-2013), who "during her teenage years... worked as a waitress in La Grange Texas and, in her spare time, played piano in her father's jazz band... Many people who visited Swiss Alp Texas throughout... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 123055
LACY, Steve. Reflections: Steve Lacy plays Thelonious Monk.
Los Angeles : 1983Lacy's first all-Monk album and the first album made up entirely of Monk compositions recorded by another artist, signed boldly in full in black marker pen on the front cover. Lacy's is an uncommon autograph and the context here is highly appealing, as the soprano master devoted much thought to exploring Monk's work.
This is a reissue of the... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 144542
WILMER, Val. Mama said there'd be days like this: my life in the jazz world.
London : 1989First edition, first impression, and remarkably elusive thus, of the autobiography of one of the finest British writers and photographers of the jazz scene, an important figure in the feminist movement, and a founding member of Format, Britain's first all-women photography agency.
"In 1956, Valerie Wilmer - aged 14 - took a snap at London Airport... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 143047
DYLAN, Bob. Original signed photograph by Don Hunstein.
New York : 1963A beguiling vérité image of the great songwriter, walking away from the camera with slung guitar across the floor of a deserted recording studio, captured by the celebrated Don Hunstein in August 1963 at Columbia's Studio A in New York City. This was the album session that produced the iconic "The Times They Are A-Changin'".
Don Hunstein (1928-2017)... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 121839
KANE, Art. "A Great Day in Harlem":
New York : 1958Perhaps the iconic jazz photograph and one of the most extraordinary group shots in the history of photography. Inscribed below the image at lower right: "For my friend Arville, Art Kane".
Around 10 a.m. on the morning of 12 August 1958 Art Kane, a freelancer working for Esquire, captured this unforgettable image of some 57 "living legends"... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 121696
DREW, Kenny. Your Soft Eyes.
Tribiano, Italy : 1982Signed cleanly by Drew in full, in ball-point pen on a light area of the front cover. This studio album was recorded at Milan in November 1981, the pianist accompanied by Mads Vinding on bass and Ed Thigpen, "a master of crisp, swinging drumming" (Penguin Guide).
Kenny Drew (1928-1993) began recording in 1949 with Howard McGhee's orchestra.... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 144411