Born Too Early . . .


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Born Too Early . . .

Postby bad hammy » Tue Nov 08, 2005 2:03 pm

Reading an article in the Jazz Times mag, they show a handbill for a show the day after Thanksgiving, 1957. Two shows, 8:30 and midnight, Carnegie Hall. For as little as $2 ($3.95 for the best seats, all tax exempt - it was a benefit) you get the following:

Billie Holiday
Dizzy Gillespie
Ray Charles
Chet Baker with Zoot Sims
Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane
Sonny Rollins

They don’t make concerts like that anymore . . .
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Postby utkvol80 » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:16 pm

That's pretty cool; too bad Miles Davis wasn't in the line-up 8)
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