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    Art Blakey/Jazz Messengers Open Door Small Concert Poster (Bob Reisner Presents, 1955). Very Rare. Printed in black and white on thin card stock for a show on Sunday, June 26th, 1955, in New York City. The poster shows two shots of Art Blakey and Kenny Dorham performing and announces "Bob Reisner Presents / The Greatest In / Modern Jazz / Jazz Messengers". Also on the lineup are Horace Silver, Hank Mobley and Doug Watkins. Measures 9" x 12. In Very Good condition, with slight loss to upper left corner, wear to corners and edges, general toning.

    Provenance Originally from the collection of Bob Reisner.

    Bob Reisner was a jazz impresario, with two jazz clubs in New York, the Open Door and the Pad. He was a jazz critic for the Village Voice, and wrote the 1962 biography Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    3rd Saturday
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