New York: Columbia Records, 1953. First Edition. Softcover. (24)pp; illustrations from photographs throughout, some full-page. Text includes "The Benny Goodman Story" by Hal Webman, "The Louis Armstrong Story," "The Fletcher Henderson Fund" by John Hammond, and brief biographies and photographs of all of the musicians. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 12" x 9" Fine. Item #041135
The Benny Goodman portion of the concert includes Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Charles Shavers, Ziggy Elman, Georgie Auld, Willie Smith, and Helen Ward. The Armstrong All Stars featured Louis on trumpet, Joe Bushkin-piano, Cozy Cole-drums, Arvell Shaw-bass, Barney Bigard-clarinet, Trummy Young and Vernon Brown-trombone, Velma Middleton-vocalist. [WorldCat locates three holdings of this fine program: Newberry Lib, U Missouri, McGill.].