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    Art Hodes - "Jazz Record" Magazine Collection, with Al White Silver Print of Art Hodes (Signed), and Letter From Art Hodes to Al White (Signed), Group of 30 (1943-1976). Fans of traditional jazz will love this lot. Al White has collected 27 of the 51 published issues of The Jazz Record, Voice of the Jazz Musician, edited by pianist Art Hodes from 1943-47. Hodes grew up in Chicago in the twenties, played with Wingy Manone, had a radio show, and became involved in the infamous "moldy fig vs. bebop wars" with jazz critics Leonard Feather and Barry Ulanov. The Jazz Record issues offered here include #1 Kaiser Marshall (drums; signed by editor Art Hodes), #5 Edmond Hall (clarinet), #7 Tommy Ladnier (trumpet), #10 Sidney DeParis (trumpet), Kansas Fields (drums), and Mezz Mezzrow (clarinet), #15 Lester Young (sax), #22 Vic Dickenson (trombone; signed by Dickenson), #23 Bud Freeman (sax; signed by Freeman), #24 Stuff Smith, (violin) and Jonah Jones (trumpet), #25 Wingy Manone (trumpet), #26 Barney Bigard (clarinet), #27 Jess Stacy (piano), #28 Lips Page (trumpet), #29 George Wettling (drums), #30 Meade "Lux" Lewis (piano), #31 Brad Gowans (trombone), #32 James P. Johnson (piano), #35 Danny Alvin (drums), #39 Joe Marsala (clarinet) and Joe Bushkin (piano), #40 Sidney Bechet (sax), #41 "Wild Bill" Davidson (trumpet), #42 Fate Marable (piano), #43 Gene Krupa (drums), #44 Baby Dodds (drums), #46 Frankie Newton (trumpet), #47 Ray Baudic (drums), #50 Albert Nicholas (clarinet), and #51 Wingy Manone (trumpet). Also included in this lot are a 1974 letter from Art Hodes to Al White, written on Holiday Inn stationary, and a signed flyer for an Art Hodes 1976 stint at Freedom Hall, Park Forest, Illinois. The entire collection is stored in plastic sleeves, in a 3-ring black vinyl binder. The magazines average Very Fine condition. From the Al White Jazz autograph archive.

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    April, 2006
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