New York: Birdland, 1956. First Edition. Softcover. (24)pp; 12 full-page musician portraits from photographs, and smaller ones in the text. The text includes "Birdland on Broadway" by Allan Morrison, "Jazz: Only American Art" by Robert Sylvester, and biographical sketches of the stars. Bound in pictorial blue wrappers, 12" x 9". The date Feb 16/ 1956 is written on the cover. Fine. Item #041090
Featured in this souvenir of Birdland are: Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Al Hibbler, Lester Young, Johnny Smith, Bud Powell, Joe Williams, and the East/West Jazz Septet (Conti Condoli, Kenney Dorham, Al Cohn, Phil Woods, Roy Haines, Joe Benjamin, and Jimmy Jones). [Unrecorded by WorldCat.].