Category Archives: Jazz & Big Band

Louis Jordan Concert Poster 1950s Wild, Colorful Boxing-Style

An authentic and highly collectible Louis Jordan window card from Richmond, Virginia on Halloween night, 1951. This beautiful poster is simply riveting with its bright colors, splashy graphics, multiple cool pictures of Jordan and plenty of song titles. It’s a … Continue reading

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Charlie Parker Concert Poster 1950s Boxing Style Globe Placard

An original, authentic Charlie Parker window card from 1951 for a show at the Mosque Auditorium in Richmond, VA. Globe Posters of Baltimore designed and printed this Charlie Parker show poster; Baltimore is only about 150 miles from Richmond. If … Continue reading

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Louis Armstrong Concert Poster 1930s The Trumpet King of Swing!

A vintage 1930s Louis Armstrong window card for the legendary trumpeter’s appearance at the Celoron Park Pier in New York state on June 17, 1939. Like most posters of the day, this Louis Armstrong boxing-style poster was manufactured on cardboard … Continue reading

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Thelonious Monk Concert Posters Harlem 1940s Bebop Jazz Legend

Today we look at two vintage, original Thelonious Monk window cards from the late 1940s in the Harlem section of New York City. The first of these Thelonious Monk placards hails from 1948 and lists five other band members which … Continue reading

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Ella Fitzgerald Concert Poster 1930s – First Lady of Swing

An original, authentic Ella Fitzgerald window card from 1939, for a concert which took place not long after her mentor, big-bandleader Chick Webb, had passed away. This Ella Fitzgerald concert poster dates to  November 20, 1939 and is from the … Continue reading

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