Dizzy Gillespie – ‘To Be Or Not To Bop’ Signed Memoir / From Charlie Watts Collection (Rolling Stones)

A first edition of Dizzy Gillespie’s 1979 memoir To Be or Not to Bop , signed and inscribed in black ink by Dizzy Gillespie ‘To Avi, much, much love, Always, Sholem, Dizzy Gillespie, ‘79’’. The recipient was Avi D’lugoff, wife of Art D’lugoff who ran the legendary Village Gate jazz club on Bleecker St., Greenwich […]

Muddy Waters / Count Basie / Dizzy Gillespie / Horace Silver / Art Blakey – 1968 Paris Jazz Festival Concert Poster

A concert poster advertising the 5th Annual Paris Jazz Festival, featuring Muddy Waters, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Gary Burton, Max Roach, Elvin Jones, Sonny Murray, Joe Simon, Gary Burton and others.  17 3/4″ x 23 1/2″, in excellent condition, with some nicks to the edges but otherwise beautiful.  The only example […]

Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson – 1957 ‘Jazz at the Philharmonic’ German Concert Poster

A concert poster advertising a February 28, 1956 Jazz at the Philharmonic show in Kiel, Germany featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, the Oscar Peterson Trio, Gene Krupa, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Don Abney.  This show took place the day before the Hamburg show which was released by a […]