A self-published book - 'The 1st Playboy Jazz Festival'. 

Produced using 'Blurb's' interface called 'BookSmart'.


Available as an illustrated hard back - 36 pages. £30

Also available as a pdf digital book. £5

Contents include: the story of the festival, the artists and their set lists, background detail, a summary of jazz styles, Playboy's involvement with jazz and the Armed Forces Radio Service.

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The programme for the festival was titled ......


'The 1959 Playboy Jazz Festival Yearbook'


30,000 copies were sold at 50 cents a time.


A facsimile e.copy of 30 pages is available

Festival related content only, without advertising.

Available as a pdf digital book. £4.99


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Set List

Tech Rider

Hospitality Rider

Label: Wix Records, Jake Coldham |


Management: Karen Blanche |


Booking: The Bookerz, Daniel Ku |


PR: That Girl Pr, Sarah Brookstone |


The Playboy All-stars (Vol 3/A)

The First Playboy Jazz Festival introduced by Mort Sahl - (5m 16s)


Track 01 - Count Basie - Blues In Hoss Flat - (3m 11s)


Track 02 - Coleman Hawkins - Body and Soul - (6m 04s)


Track 03 - Shelly Manne - My Manne Shelley - (3m 34s)


Track 04 - Stan Getz - Bronx Blues - (5m 31s)


Track 05 - Four Freshmen - In This Whole Wide World - (2m 58s)


Track 06 - Erroll Garner - Mambo 207 - (4m 10s)


Track 07 - Jack Teagarden - When the Saints Go Marching In - (6m 38s)


Track 08 - JJ Johnson - Hello Young Lovers - (5m 16s)


Track 09 - Chet Baker - Twenties Late - (3m 48s)


Track 10 - Bob Brookmeyer - The Sheikh of Araby - (5m 01s)


Total - 51m 37s (Stereo)