MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS (Min. bid $2.00)
313 Single page 5x8 flyer announcing “Toronto’s First Jazz Concert” at Eaton Auditorium 10/30/45 with Wilbur & Sidney DeParis, Mezz, Lion, Franz Jackson et al, plus the 8-page 5x8 concert program itself with biographies and a detailed listing of tunes played. There are rust stains at the spine where it was once stapled.
314 A 3-cent Canadian unaddressed postcard promoting the appearance of Vaughn Monroe (pictured) & his Orch. at Mutual St. Arena, Toronto, Aug. 5, 1946.
315 4-page program for “Jazz at the Symphony” concert, Toronto, 4/27/68 that featured Benny Goodman Sextet (Joe Newman, Zoot Sims et al) and BG with the Toronto Symphony (von Weber concerto). 6x9 once folded.
316 Single page 8x11 flyer advertising the appearance of Muddy Waters and his South Side Blues Kings (incl. Otis Spann) at the First Floor Club, Toronto, April 21-26, year not shown. Has soft wrinkling at edges.
317 Fastened within fiberboard covers, a photostatic copy of the 124 legal-sized pages that are a transcript of the 1917 plagiarism suit brought by Nick LaRocca and the ODJB against Roger Graham et al covering the controversy over “Barnyard Blues” vs. “Livery Stable Blues.” A fascinating document with lengthy testimonies and cross-examinations of LaRocca, Larry Shields, Tony Sbarbaro, H.W. Ragas, Ray Lopez, many others. Min. $10.