BUDDY RICH AND THE BUDDY RICH BAND - Featuring Steve Marcus / Tenor Sax - Barry Kiner / Piano - Fri, Dec 9th, 1977 at Jefferson High School Auditorium in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing handbill mailer - 8 9/32" x 11" - black and white photo of Buddy Rich - This handbill was actually labelled (on backside), folded in two places (horizontally, clean) and mailed - Black printing on white paper - Only copy I've seen in the 9+ years I extensively hunted concert posters and handbills in the Portland area! - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B+ / A- shape - Inquire for Price / Availability
CHICK COREA - GARY BURTON - Fri, Sept 21, 1979 at the Civic Auditorium in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing paper handbill - Black offset printing on light green paper, features repeated butterfly shape, side by side with a little overlap between their wings, typeset lettering, surrounded by oval airbrush border - I've only seen 19 copies in the 9+ years I extensively hunted concert posters and handbills in the Portland area - Minor 1/2" bend at the right edge, two minor corner dings - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B+ condition - 20.00
COUNT BASIE - "THE COUNT BASIE STORY" by Leonard Feather - First / Only printing LP booklet issued with the Roulette boxed set "The Basie Years" in the mid 60s -11 5/8" x 11 17/32" - Leonard Feather's foreword states "I've attempted to give some idea of the background, personality and life of the band in general and the leader in particular." - Plenty of black and white photos of the Count, his family, band members (Lester Young, Clark Terry, etc.) along with the text - Color image of a bust of Basie on the front cover - Minor handling bends and a little general wear - Ultra Rare - Beautiful B / B+ to B+ shape - 93.00
COUNT BASIE & HIS ORCHESTRA - ELLA FITZGERALD - OSCAR PETERSON - JOE PASS - "PABLO JAZZ FESTIVAL" - Tues, Feb 6, 1973 - at Portland Auditorium (Oregon) - First / Only printing concert poster - 14" x 22" - Features brown and white high contrast photo collage of all four performers against tan background with dark brown lettering below - Only 250 copies were printed due to the expense of the window card stock (thick grey cardboard like material) - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A- shape - Inquire for Price / Availability
DAVE BRUBECK - I have two different multiple EP Brubeck gatefold record sets in very nice condition - Inquire for details / prices
DUKE ELLINGTON - April 9th, 1973 at the Paramount Northwest in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing concert poster - 13 7/16" x 21 5/8" - Black & white watercolor illustration of the Duke playing piano - Only 200 copies were printed due to the expense of the window card stock (grey cardboard like material) - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A- copy - Inquire for Price & Availability - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for Price & Availability
Larger view of the above item, below:
ELLA FITZGERALD - See Count Basie poster above -
ELLA FITZGERALD - OSCAR PETERSON - Fri, Feb 17, 1978 at Civic Auditorium in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing concert poster - 14" x 22" - "ELLA SINGS' - High contrast black and brown circular illustration of Ella with typeset lettering below - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful A- / B+ condition - Inquire for Price / Availability
GROVER WASHINGTON JR. - GIL SCOTT HERON - Sat, Jan 14, 1978 at the Civic Auditorium in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing concert poster - 10 15/16" x 16 27/32" - Red background blends with pink dot screen pattern to form high contrast photo of Grover playing his tenor sax with eyes closed with while typeset lettering above and below - 2" vertical bend at lower right edge is difficult to see (disappears in a frame), does not flake color, a few light bends at upper right edge have a tiny bit of color wear (not easily seen) - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B / B+ to B+ copy - 93.00
GUY LOMBARDO & HIS ROYAL CANADIANS - "The Sweetest Music this side of Heaven" - Thursday, October 12, 1972 at the Civic Auditorium in Portland, Oregon - First / Only printing concert poster - 21 15/16" x 14" - Boxing style / window card poster - Blue and white photo of the late Guy Lombardo (R.I.P. 1977) with typesetting "the sweetest music this side of heaven", large block typeset letters above photo in blue and red on white background - A few bends at the upper corners, 1/4" clean rip at right side of poster, other mnor bends in image area (no color flaking), frameable as is! - Printed by Artcraft Litho (N.Y.) - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B / B+ shape - 325.00
HERBIE HANCOCK - WEATHER REPORT - March 8, 1974 - FRANK ZAPPA with THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Sat March 16, 1974 - Also features several other concerts - The EAGLES - Fri, March 22, 1974 - GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION / HANK CRAWFORD QUARTET - First / Only Printing Concert Poster printed on Window card stock (only 250 or so copies were produced due to the expense of the grey cardboard like stock) Boxing Style poster - 13 1/2" x 21 29/32" - Multi-concert poster features b&w photo of the Paramount NW, the location of the concerts in Portland, Oregon, at top with bands and venue info listed below in black block lettering on lime green background. - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful A- / B+ to B+ shape - Inquire for Price / Availability
Too much sunlight in photo below, poster has crisper image and colors!
MAYNARD FERGUSON & HIS ORCHESTRA - Fri, Sept 29, 1978 at the Portland Auditorium (Oregon) - First / Only Printing Concert Poster - 14" x 22" - Dark blue and white with violet lettering, dark blue background - Silkscreened poster - Only 200 to 250 copies were printed, due to the expense of the window card stock (thick cardboard like material), as well as the screen printing - I've only seen two copies of this concert poster in the 9+ years I hunted extensively for concert posters in the Portland area! - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful A- condition! - Inquire for Price / Availability
MILES DAVIS - GABOR SZABO - Weds, April 4th, 1973 at the Paramount Northwest in Portland, Oregon - First / Only Printing concert poster - 13 3/8" x 21 3/16" - Bound to go down in history as one of THE Miles concert posters! - Beautiful deep purple / blue background with high contrast photo of Miles playing trumpet with eyes closed, in magenta, almost psychedelic! - I've only seen Nine copies in the 9+ years I extensively hunted concert posters and handbills in the Portland area! - very light wear (difficult to see up close) in the image area, will look great in a frame! - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B+ condition - Currently for display purposes only & Unavailable, may become available in late 2007 or 2008, inquire at that time if interested.
Photo was taken in poor lighting, magenta and background purple are consistent on actual poster:
SUN RA - See home page list under SUN RA
STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA - "Innovations in Modern Music" - Volume One - Capitol KDM-189 - 45 RPM - Boxed set of four discs, 8 sides - 1950 or so - Records have a tiny bit of surface noise - Ultra Rare - Inquire for price & details
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