Dancing Slipper Ballroom, Nottingham November 1965 concert flyer
Original first printing double-sided concert flyer advertising American jazz tenor saxophonist Bud Freeman with Alex Welsh and His Band at the Dancing Slipper Ballroom in Nottingham [England] on Saturday, 20th November, 1965, presented by the Nottingham Jazz Club. Freeman was a member of the World’s Greatest Jazz Band in 1969 and 1970, and occasionally thereafter. In 1974, he moved to England where he made numerous recordings and performances, becoming known as the “Anglo Saxophonist”. Returning to Chicago in 1980, he continued to work into his eighties. Bud Freeman died on 15th March, 1991, at the Warren Barr Pavilion, a nursing home in his native Chicago. He was 84 years old. In 1992, he was inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame.
The flyer measures 15.2 x 22.6 cm and is printed in dark green ink on thin, uncoated paper stock. Folded horizontally at the middle with a touch of light overall surface handling wear and a pin hole to the center of the top border. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have concerning this item. Additional images of the flyer available on request.