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Glenn Gould Signed Twice Duke Ellington Count Basie Les Paul Mary Ford Louis Armstrong Roy Hamilton Autograph "Portraits In Jazz" Record Album ITEM SOLD
The album "Portraits In Jazz" signed in ballpoint or biro pen on the front cover by, on left, Count Basie and Louis Armstrong; on right, near top, Les Paul, below his, Mary Ford, and lower right Duke Ellington. Signed on the back cover by Roy Hamilton (large signature in center)and Glenn Gould twice, once adding "Best Wishes". The signatures were obtained by veteran collector Cicely Steinberg in New York. Glenn Gould was obtained in early 1964 when he was lecturing at Hunter College. The others were obtained within the next few years in the Broadway Theater district where Cicely lived. The album, released in 1963, is in excellent shape. Minor wear to the cover, the vinyl record is in excellent shape. Original paper dust jacket with color photos of other Reprise albums in very good shape also. There are two unidentified signatures on the right side of front cover.