Lucky Thompson at Gyllene Cirkeln. Lucky Thompson.

Lucky Thompson at Gyllene Cirkeln

Stockholm: Gyllene Cirkeln, ca. early 1960s. Screenprint. 14 x 19 3/4 in. Very good with wear at corners and horizontal fold line at top. Item #5399

Beautifully illustrated and scarce original poster promoting an evening with American saxophonist Lucky Thompson, backed by bassist Jimmy Woode, Danish pianist Knud Jörgensen and Swedish drummer Stubben.

The Gyllene Cirkeln [Golden Circle] jazz club that was the hub of Stockholm’s jazz scene from 1962 until it closed in 1969. The club served as a center of the underground music scene in Sweden, frequently hosting American and international musicians during its tenure. Famously, the Rolling Stones once played there after hours in 1970, and Ornette Coleman, Bud Powell, Cecil Taylor, Jack McDuff, and Pink Floyd all released live recordings from the Golden Circle.

Price: $450.00

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