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MODERN JAZZ QUARTET!  Pristine 1962 Atlantic Whitel Labe Promo LP Signed by All Four!! (SOLD!!!)

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Probably the longest lasting of the bebop combos, the original lineup of the Modern Jazz Quartet (with Kenny Clarke on drums and Ray Brown on bass) began playing together in 1946 as Dizzy Gillespie's rhythm section. In 1951 they broke out on their own as the Milt Jackson Quartet. The very next year, Percy Heath took Brown's place and The Modern Jazz Quartet was born. In 1955 Connie Kaye took Clarke's place and the most constant formation of the group was set. The group has played (with the occasional hiatus due to Milt Jackson's solo projects) till Kaye's death in 1995 - and even then they continued with Albert Heath as his replacement.

This great LP ("The Modern Jazz Quartet Volume 2 European Concert" Atalntic ATL 1386 mono, white label promo "sample copy - not for sale" released 1962) has been signed by all four next to their pictures on the FRONT; Percy Heath, Connie Kaye, Milt Jackson & John Lewis. The album and jacket are both pristine except that the original owner has written his name on the back.

It's difficult to find autographs of all four members together, let alone on a vintage record in such magnificent condition.

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