Birdland Stars of 1957 – Jazz Handbill featuring Lester Young, Bud Powell, Count Basie, Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan at Carnegie Hall

A beautiful boxing-style handbill advertising a show by the Birdland Stars of ’57 at the Berkeley, CA Community Theatre and San Francisco Memorial Opera House in April 1957.  This all star bill featured Lester Young, the Bud Powell Trio, Count Basie, Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan, Billy Eckstine, Zoot Sims, Terry Gibbs, Roy Haynes, the Phineas […]

Lester Young – Twice Signed 1940’s Tax Withholding Form

A 1940’s era “Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate” filled out and signed twice by jazz saxophone great Lester “Pres” Young.  Additionally Young has written his address, social security number in pencil.   Young died in 1959 and his signature is rare and sought after. With Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity.