Early Jazz Greats – Boxed Trading Card Set By R. Crumb


Thirty-six legendary blues musicians painted by Robert Crumb with concise biographies on reverse. Featured are such luminaries as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Jellyroll Morton, King Oliver, Jack Teagarden, Earl Hines, Duke Ellington, Sidney Bechet, Thomas “Fats” Waller, Bennie Moten, Mary Lou Williams, Jimmy Noone and Benny Goodman as well as Fletcher Henderson, Joe Venuti, Alex Hill, Eddie South, Ernest & Punch Miller, Frank Trumbauer, Lammar Wright, Muggsy Spanier, Freddie Keppard, Tiny Parham, James P. Johnson, Jimmy Blythe, Earl & Fatha Hines, Steve Beown, Pops Foster, Joe Wingy Mannone, Jabbo Smith. Roy Palmer, Ikey Robinson, Junie C. Cobb, Eddie Lang, Johnny Dodds, Lil Hardin and Coleman Hawkins. This classic card set is back in print for the first time in nearly twenty years. The 36 cards are printed on heavy stock and packaged in a nifty box, also designed by Crumb. Reverse of each card is a brief bio of each musician. Size: 3 x 4 x 1 inches — Boxed set of 36 Trading Cards — ISBN # 0-9710080-3-5 — 2005 Printing

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