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BENNY GOODMAN ORCHESTRA! 1936 Menu from the MadHattan Club at the Hotel Pennsylvania, NYC, circa 1936, <br> signed by Benny and 16 members of Goodman's big and small groups including <br> Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Harry James, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton and MORE!!!<br>SOLD!!!

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Here's a piece so special that you'll see it about once in a lifetime. As if the menu itself wasn't collctibe enough on its own (complete dinners in this pricey restaraunt averaged $2! Hey, it was the depression!), this one is signed by virtually every significant player in Goodman's big band and small group from that year. I'll let the names speak for themselves:

Benny Goodman (clarinet, leader)
Frances Hunt (vocal)
Red Ballard (trombone)
Arthur Rollini (tenor sax)
Harry James (trumpet)
Gordon Griffin (trumpet)
Murray McEachern (trombone)
Harry Goodman (bass and Benny's brother)
Teddy Wilson (piano in small gruop)
Jess Stacy (piano)
Lionel Hampton (vibes)
Allan Reuss (guitar)
Herman "Hymie" Shertzer (alto sax)
George Koenig (alto sax)
Vido Musso (tenor sax - also was a long member of the Stan Kenton Orchestra)
Ziggie Elman (trumpet) Elman only signed his name with an "ie" instead of "y" in very early pieces.
Gene Krupa (drums)

All autographs bold in black fine tip pen except Goodman who signed in pencil.

Condition is very good except a thumb tack hole at top center and the original owner has also signed the piece. Other than that there is only minor wear.

An historic depression era jazz piece.


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