Charlie Parker – Mint 1955 First Pressing “The Magnificent Charlie Parker” Clef LP

A superb and possibly unplayed 1955 first pressing of Charlie Parker’s The Magnificent Charlie Parker on Clef Records.  The classic David Stone Martin designed ‘Bird’ cover is in beautiful Near Mint-condition with some very minor aging/scuffing to the front cover.  The disc is Near Mint and looks unplayed.  A rare and highly collectible jazz album.

Birdland – 1950’s Jazz Club Handbill / Brochure (Miles Davis / Duke Ellington / Charlie Parker / Count Basie)

A rare 1950’s brochure advertising the legendary New York jazz club Birdland, named after Charlie Parker, who played there along with virtually every major jazz musician of the era.  The cover lists a number of them–Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, and others.  Inside are great photos of musicians  and celebrity […]

Charlie Parker – Signed Autograph Book Page From Norman Saks Collection

The autograph of Bebop giant Charlie Parker. The signature, in black fountain pen, is on a 5 1/2″ x 4″ page cut from an autograph book.  Parker died in 1955 and his autograph is the most sought after of all jazz musicians. We obtained this autograph from Norman Saks, the foremost Charlie Parker collector in […]

Charlie Parker – Signed Autograph Book Page From Norman Saks Collection

The autograph of Bebop giant Charlie Parker. The signature, in black fountain pen, is on a 6 1/4″ x 4″ page from an autograph book.  Parker died in 1955 and his autograph is probably the most sought after of all jazz musicians. We obtained this autograph from Norman Saks, the foremost Charlie Parker collector in […]

Charlie Parker – Signed Autograph Book Page From Norman Saks Collection

The autograph of Bebop giant Charlie Parker. The signature, in blue fountain pen, is on a 6″ x 4 1/2″ page from an autograph book (there are tears where the page was torn from the book, but these are far from the signature and can be matted out when framing).  Parker died in 1955 and […]

Charlie Parker / Coleman Hawkins – 1948 Jazz at the Philharmonic Concert Program

A  rare 16 page program for the 1948 (7th Annual) Jazz at the Philharmonic Tour headlined by Charlie Parker, and featuring Coleman Hawkins, Flip Phillips, Howard McGhee, Sonny Criss, Tommy Turk, Al Haig, Tommy Potter and J.C. Heard. The program has photos and biographies of each artist, critic’s quotes, and a large ad from Mercury/JATP […]

Charlie Parker – 1954 Boxing-Style Concert Handbill / Open Door, New York

An extraordinarily rare boxing-style handbill advertising a performance by BeBop innovator and saxophone legend Charlie Parker, with his All Stars, on May 9, 1954  at the Open Door in New York City. This classic boxing-style handbill advertises a show just one year before his tragic death at age 34.  Parker’s Open Door shows were promoted […]

Charlie Parker – 1955 Boxing-Style Concert Handbill; Open Door, New York (One of his final performances)

An extraordinarily rare boxing-style handbill advertising a performance by Be-Bop innovator and saxophone legend Charlie Parker, with his All Stars, on January 2, 1955  at the Open Door in New York City. This classic boxing-style handbill promotes one of the last shows “Bird” played, just  two months before his tragic death at age 34.  Parker’s […]

Charlie Parker – Signed and Dated Autograph From Norman Saks Collection

The autograph of Bebop giant Charlie Parker. The autograph is large, measuring 4 3/4″ across (on a 5 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ slip cut from a larger piece of paper).  Parker has signed beautifully in blue fountain pen, adding the date October 8, 1950 (an online Parker timeline has him playing in Detroit October 6-8, […]

Charlie Parker – Signed IOU With Two Letters of Authenticity

A receipt for a $25 advance signed by Bebop giant Charlie Parker. Dated June 25, 1951, Parker signs beautifully at the bottom in blue ink.  Parker died in 1955 and his autograph is probably the most sought after of all jazz musicians. This rare signed receipt was signed for Parker’s manager, Teddy Blume, and originally […]

Charlie Parker – Signed Cash Receipt & Photograph, With 2 COA’s

A receipt for a $20 advance signed by Bebop giant Charlie Parker. Dated October 7, 1950, Parker signs beautifully at the bottom in blue ink.  Parker died in 1955 and his autograph is probably the most sought after of all jazz musicians. This rare signed receipt was signed for Parker’s manager, Teddy Blume, and originally […]

Charlie Parker – Twice Signed “I Owe You” From Chan Parker Collection

A printed “I Owe You” receipt filled out and signed twice by Bebop giant Charlie Parker. Dated October 4, 1950, Parker writes his name at the top, prints and writes the amount $10.00, and signs at the bottom, all in blue ink. This rare twice signed receipt was filled out for Parker’s manager, Teddy Blume, […]

Charlie Parker – Superb Signed Photograph, With Norman Saks Authentication

An extraordinary signed photograph of Jazz giant Charlie Parker, by celebrity photographer James J. Kreigsmann (official photographer for Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club.)  Parker signed this 7 3/4″ x 9 4/8″ publicity photo “To Kayo, Regards, Charlie Parker” in black fountain pen, and the signature is rates a perfect “10”, with no issues whatsoever.  The photograph […]

Charlie Parker – Twice Signed “I Owe You” From Chan Parker Collection

A printed “I Owe You” receipt filled out and signed twice by Bebop giant Charlie Parker. Dated October 4, 1950, Parker writes his name at the top, prints and writes the amount $20.00, and signs at the bottom, all in blue ink. This receipt was filled out for Parker’s manager, Teddy Blume, and originally sold […]

Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins – Ultra Rare 1954 New York Bebop Concert Poster

An extremely rare concert poster advertising the October, 1954 “Great Moderns In Jazz” concert at New York’s Town Hall.  This featured some of the most important Jazz  artists of all time–Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Art Farmer, and Horace Silver, with Jimmy Raney and Hall Overton.  Charlie Parker concert posters are extremely rare, and […]

Charlie Parker – Signed Album Cover, With Epperson COA

An ultra rare Charlie Parker autograph on the back cover of a 10” album, Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol.13. Parker has signed boldly next to his photograph in fountain pen (this is the back cover of the album only—the front cover was separated at some point.) Authentic Charlie Parker autographs are rare indeed, especially on […]