RARE vinyl EP CECIL YOUNG QUARTET historic be-bop jazz concert in Seattle 1951
  $   25


$ 25 Sold For
Nov 28, 2013 Sold Date
Nov 21, 2013 Start Date
1 Number Of Bids
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THIS AUCTION LOT CONSISTS OF: One scarce original 1951 vinyl "Concert of Cool Jazz" EP of the CECIL YOUNG QUARTET blowing the roof off of Seattle's Metropolitan Theater back in 1951.  The Quartet was Seattle's first important mixed-race bebop jazz unit, and them getting a gig anywhere downtown in those racially segregated days was an historic event on its own. Recorded by a local enthusiast, the tapes were so good that Cincinnati's famous jazz & R&B label, KING RECORDS, stepped in and released the discs nationally. The music is NOT cool jazz, rather red-hot tunes including "Cecil's House Party Blues," "Rushin' On Home," and "Stompin' At The savoy."

CONDITION:  vinyl = still glossy but with some visible scuffs: VG+  / jacket = split at top, original blue tape on spine is aging, original bottom blue taope has been reinforced with cellophane tape, pocked front surface has more wear than the back

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