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Highly praised 1965 album Solo Monk 293. Thelonious Monk.

Idiosyncratic pianist, composer, and arranger (1917– 1982) who takes a place among the most innovative and influential figures of modern jazz. Solo Monk album signed on the back cover in blue ballpoint, “Good luck always, Thelonious Monk.” Partial separation to top edge, scattered light soiling and wear to covers, and a mild ‘ring of wear’ to front cover, otherwise fine condition. The record is included. Released in 1965, Solo Monk was heralded as the choice album to have from Monk’s solo work. Monk is quite rare in any form, particularly in signed albums. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $300)

‘The Bird’ takes a small advance on a 1951 gig at Philly’s Club 421 294. Charlie Parker. Considered one of the most

influential jazz musicians ever, Parker and Dizzy Gillespie helped develop Bebop as a reaction against the prevalent swing music of the period. His personal life was not as successful—plagued by troubles which included drugs and alcohol and suicide attempts. Handwritten receipt, signed “Charlie Parker,” on an off-white 4 x 2 slip, dated June 28, 1951. Parker writes, in full: “Club 421. Received Twenty-five dollars as advance ($25.00).” Matted with a glossy photo of Parker on stage to an overall size of 15 x 14.75. In very good condition, with staple holes to top, scattered creases and wrinkles, mild toning, and showthrough and surface impressions from writing on reverse. Parker always seemed in need of quick cash, and at times would take advances on payments for his shows. Charlie Parker’s signature is without question the rarest and most sought after in all of Jazz. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.…(MB $200)

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Headquartered in Amherst, NH, RR Auction is globally recognized as the trusted source for authentic autographed memorabilia and rare signed...

RR Auction's Marvels of Modern Music Auction  

Headquartered in Amherst, NH, RR Auction is globally recognized as the trusted source for authentic autographed memorabilia and rare signed...