A Charlie Parker concert contract, 1950,
Lot 196
A Charlie Parker concert contract, 1950,
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Charlie Parker concert contract
Lot Details
A Charlie Parker concert contract,
1950,
the Associated Booking Corporation standard contract dated 24th July 1950 for an appearance by Charlie Parker With Strings at the Blue Note, Chicago for two weeks, commencing 22nd September, at a salary of $2,500 per week, signed by Charlie Parker and two others, mounted and framed with photograph of the musician, together with a similarly-framed Rider, stating that $50 would be deducted 'If for any reason whatsoever Charlie Parker shall fail to appear for any scheduled show...', with signatories as per the contract
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