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Sep 18, 2011 - Oct 18, 2011 (30 days)
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Advance DVD, CD of rare 1939 radio broadcast with Chick Webb and Ella Fitzgerald, and signed Savoy King posterEstimated delivery: Dec 2011
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Advance DVD, CD of rare 1939 radio broadcast with Chick Webb and Ella Fitzgerald, and signed Savoy King poster. PLUS: A photograph autographed by Swing dance master Norma Miller, known to many as The Queen of Swing. Her still active career ranges from the early 1930s, to today. A photo signed by Van Alexander, bandleader, arranger, and co-writer of "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" (with Ella Fitzgerald). The photograph is of a March 14,1937 jam session at the Brunswick recording studio in New York. Chick Webb is on drums, Artie Shaw on clarinet, and Duke Ellington is at the piano. Van stanfs next to Chick, and near him is Helen Oakley Dance and Stanley Dance. All are featured in The Savoy King.Estimated delivery: Jan 2012