Broadside - Programme: Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels!

By: Gorton, J.

Price: $225.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good-


Flyer, 9 1/2 X 4 1/4. Lower half has some creasing and rolling. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1 pages; Broadside of program for a show by the New Orleans Minstrels group, founded by Joseph Gorton in 1867. This show took place around 1885 (the broadside is not dated. ) In 1882 a Corning, NY newspaper references George Franckum's Clarinet Solo (included in this program. ). Hank Goodman, a performer listed on the program, retired in 1887; this show took place before or during that year. Show includes a play called "The Two Roses"featuring" Clem, a Southern Darkey." The importance of minstrelsy in the development of blues, jazz and country music is often downplayed or ignored.

Title: Broadside - Programme: Gorton's Original New Orleans Minstrels!

Author Name: Gorton, J.

Categories: Music,

Publisher: Stanford, Interior Journal Steam Print: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 13620

Keywords: Music Minstrel Minstrelsy African - American Black Negro Paper