Historical New York Jazz Museum Newsletter Collection (1969-1977) - For Sale


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A rare historical jazz collection is offered for sale by New York Jazz Museum Founder and Executive Director Howard E. Fischer.
Hot Notes Newsletter published by the New York Hot Jazz Society (the precursor of the New York Jazz Museum) from July 1969 through October 1972 and by the New York Jazz Museum from November 1972 through September 1977 is now for sale.

105 issues. 8 ¼ x 13. Usually four pages each. Very good condition. The New York Hot Jazz Society produced jazz concerts on Sunday afternoons in jazz clubs in New York City from July 1969 through October 1972. Major jazz artists who performed included: Roy Eldridge, Budd Johnson, Jimmy Rushing, Bobby Hackett, Illinois Jackett, Eddie Barefield, New Orleans Jazz Greats featuring Capt. John Handy, Sunnyland Slim, Buddy Tate, Wild Bill Davison, Jimmy Hamilton et al. There was a “Jazz News" column by Jack Bradley, jazz concerts in NYC area, listings of jazz clubs in the area, “Last Notes" (obituaries), “Jazz On The Air," “Jazz in Writing," et al.

The New York Jazz Museum opened at 155 West 55th Street in its own building in New York City on June 15, 1972 with an exhibit on Louis Armstrong (our Honorary President), with his wife in attendance and his band, lead by Tyree Glenn, performing. Founder and Executive Director Howard Fischer appeared on the Today Show that morning with Lionel Hampton (our Vibes President) and Artie Shaw, a member of our Board. From then on the Newsletter was technically published by the N.Y. Hot Jazz Society until October 1972 when the Museum starting publishing it.

Contact: Howard Fischer at 212-864-1479 | [email protected]

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