WELLS, William "Dicky" (1907 - 1985)
Price: 350.00 USD
1970. Vintage black-and-white photograph inscribed: "To Dennis, Dicky Wells. I wish you the Best!" The photo depicts a suited and smiling Wells, seated at a table and displaying his trombone. Signed with blue ink in the light area above Wells' head. 8 x 10 inches with a quarter-inch white border and several tiny holes. No place, no date, circa 1970. Very good condition. The man considered the greatest jazz trombonist of all time for his unique vibrato and rhythmic ingenuity. Best known for leading All-Star combos throughout the 1940's and 1950's.