Roy Eldridge at the Salle Pleyel, Paris

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Photograph of Roy Eldridge in performance at the second concert at Salle Pleyel in Paris on April 17, 1972. The Tom Lord discography indicates this performance was with the Count Basie band. Al Grey is visible in the background, holding a trombone. Writing on the back of the photo indicates the date, location, and event.

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1 photograph : b&w/col. ; h x w cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1972 April 17.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Roy Eldridge Collection and was provided by Sherman Jazz Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Sherman Jazz Museum

Founded by Bill Collins III in 2010, the Sherman Jazz Museum is dedicated to the education, preservation, and enjoyment of jazz. It is home to artifacts and collections from many of the past's famous jazz musicians, including instruments and memorabilia from Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, Doc Severinsen, and many others.

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Description

Photograph of Roy Eldridge in performance at the second concert at Salle Pleyel in Paris on April 17, 1972. The Tom Lord discography indicates this performance was with the Count Basie band. Al Grey is visible in the background, holding a trombone. Writing on the back of the photo indicates the date, location, and event.

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1 photograph : b&w/col. ; h x w cm.

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Roy Eldridge Collection

Photographs and documents providing insights into Eldridge's life on- and off-stage. Included are images of musical performances, travel, holidays, and daily life.

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  • 1972 April 17

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  • May 31, 2019, 2:40 p.m.

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Roy Eldridge at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, photograph, 1972 April 17; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1139636/: accessed October 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sherman Jazz Museum.