Miles Davis Autographed Trumpet. One of the most influential Jazz musicians who ever lived, Miles Davis was on the forefront of numerous musical developments and movements during his roughly 50-year career, including hard bop, cool jazz, modal music, fusion, and free jazz. This Bundy trumpet was signed by the Jazz legend in black felt tip on the right side of the bell -- a rare item, considering how rare Davis' signature is, especially on an instrument such as this. The autograph was obtained by Jazz trumpeter Martin Hicks at an April 15, 1988, Office for the Arts at Harvard and Radcliffe salute to Benny Carter, a function that was also attended by Davis. The trumpet is in Very Fine to Excellent condition with a few small dings, scratches, and areas of tarnish, and is accompanied by a hardshell case and a letter of authenticity from Hicks. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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    November, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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