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    Cliff Leeman (1913-1986). A swing drummer, he was nicknamed "Mr. Time" or "the Sheriff." Cliff played drums in many of the best swing bands of the thirties and forties, including those of Artie Shaw, Charley Barnet, both of the Dorsey brothers, and Woody Herman. John Falter commented on the spirit of the works from this series: "For many years I have thought about recording visually 'jazz in action.' Several times I have tried and failed. This time I have come close to finding what I am after. The musicians are enthused, one of them saying, 'John you painted me in A flat, my favorite key.' I am attempting to visually record the jazz I was never able to properly play." Signed by the artist.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
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