1953 Duke Ellington Big Maybelle Smith Apollo Handbill

closed on Sunday, September 25, 2022

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Wow! An original double-sided Handbill from the Apollo in 1953! The Apollo Theater became famous for launching the careers of many incredible artists. The venue is currently a historical landmark. Ella Fitzgerald made her singing debut at the Apollo when she was 17 years old. This vintage handbill features the famous jazz icon Duke Ellington an early appearance by new Okeh Records recording artist Big Maybelle Smith and many more legendary groups from the 50's. Super clean condition and 100% Original with no restoration!

--TITLE: Duke Ellington Big Maybelle Smith Apollo
--PERFORMERS: Duke Ellington, Big Maybelle Smith, Pearl Bailey, More
--VENUE: Apollo Theater
--CITY: New York
--DATE: 02/20/53
--DIMENSIONS: 8.5 in. x 5.5 in.
--PRINTING: OHB-A; Handbill