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SOLD! <br> THE TRENIERS! <br>VIntage 1940s Music magazine Page <br>Signed by Cliff, Claude and Milt Trenier <br>and 3 others!

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Louis Jordan is generally given credit as the first "rock & roll" performer, but the Treniers were closer to the mark with their brand of hot jump blues, thumping, shouting and squawking with an agressiveness that Jordan didn't come close to. The Treniers consisted of four brothers, two of which were twins, Claude and Cliff. The twins started their career in the Jimmie Lunceford and soon became so popular that it was obvious they should break out on their own.

This piece features a great early article about the twins and is signed by Claude, Cliff and Milt Trenier (Buddy's signature does not appear to be present, though 3 of the signatures here are completley illegible).

The great alto sax man Don Hill has also signed. Hill has an impressive resume himself, having played with the likes of Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Jimmy Witherspoon, Arvell Shaw, Barney Bigard and Red Callender among others.

The piece measures 8x11 1/2" and is in fair condition except the top edge which is in poor condition (see scan) and the illegible signatures are that way because the pen they were using appears to have been low on ink.

A neat vintage piece from one of the true links between jump blues and rock and roll.

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