1986-MXP-88.1-Ornette Coleman & Prime Time-Starry Night Original Concert Poster-CGC Graded 6.5

closed on Friday, September 25, 2020

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This poster is from the legendary Ultrasounds Collection the most extensive and finest quality collection of concert posters from this era. This lot is amongst the first posters from the Ultrasounds Collection to be CGC authenticated and graded. 


The net proceeds of this lot will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Together we CAN end hunger. Based in North Carolina since 1981 the non-profit Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina annually distributes over 70 million pounds of food and household items throughout their 24 county service region. Learn more HERE


Artist Mike King designed this original poster showcasing Jazz icon Ornette Coleman and his Prime Time ensemble performing at the Starry Night in Portland Oregon during June 1986. This rare pacific northwest poster is 100% Original with no restoration!


The late great Ornette Coleman was a true pioneer in all regards. His body of work through his career up to his death in 2015 was celebrated by many. He was one of the founders of "free jazz" a term he invented and embraced through his improvisational and emotional style of playing alto sax. Those of you who know the Grateful Dead's music know that Jerry Garcia was heavily influenced by free jazz and the improvisational qualities therein. Coleman joined the Dead on stage in 1993 during "Space" and stayed for "The Other One" "Stella Blue" Bobby Bland's "Turn on Your Lovelight" and the encore "Brokedown Palace". Seek it out.


Poster – Ornette Coleman Starry Night
Grade – CGC 6.5
Bands - Ornette Coleman & Prime Time
Venue - Starry Night
City –  Portland OR
Date – 6/21/86
Dimensions – 11” x 17” 
Printing - Original Printing
Artist - Mike King 
Condition Details - 100% Original with no restoration. Tape on reverse. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00 pm eastern.


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