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RUDI BLESH! Signed and inscribed First Edition of "Shining Trumpets".<BR>Inscription Has Excellent Content!<BR>Includes Vintage Ticket to Jazz Gallery in New York!<BR>SOLD!

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Offered here is a first edition (1946) of Rudi Blesh's classic early history of jazz, "Shining Trumpets". The book is in excellent condition, the dust jacket is in good condition. Blesh has filled an entire page with his inscription which reads as follows:

To Don Bloch
May jazz appreciation and understanding continue to grow until this remarkable revolutionary music occupies its rightful place in the cultural scheme.
Rudi Blesh
November 14, 1950

Rudi Blesh was a jazz historian and DJ in the 1940s who was responsible for bringing forgotten stars like Bunk Johnson, Mutt Carey and Kid Ory back into the limelight in the 1940s when the Big Band movement had eclispsed the New Orleans traditional jaz scene.

The below ticket from the Jazz Gallery in New York was found in the book, I am including it with the book.

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