Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 303

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MUSIC.) Group of photographs of (mostly) jazz musicians including Basie, Ellington, and Coltrane. 21 photographs, all about 8 x 10 inches, condition generally strong. Vp, circa 1960s and 1970s

Additional Details

4 offstage photographs of Count Basie and/or sidemen, all by Bronx photographer Buddy Dunk, circa 1980?

Pair of newspaper file photographs of Duke Ellington performing at the Holiday Inn in Meriden, CT, March 1967.

Duke Ellington at the Forum in Harrisburg, PA with local radio show host George "Toby" Young and city councilman Stanley Lawson, [25 January 1971?].

Uncredited print of John Coltrane's portrait by Bob Thiele used on the cover of "A Love Supreme," [1965].

Publicity photographs of Count Basie, Milt Jackson, Sam Rivers (with duplicate), Art Blakey, Blue Mitchell, Rufus Harley ("The World's First Jazz Bagpipe Player"), Melba Moore (2 photos, one of them signed), Horace Silver, Shirley Bassey, Shirley Verrett (signed), and Dakota Staton.