^ AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
£3 \_^4 (HEREIN CALLED "FEDERATION")
QUEEN BOOKING CORP. Number 10106
1650 Broadway • Suite 1410 • New York, New York 10019 • Tel: 265-3350'!-2-3
THIS CONTRACT for the personal services of musicians, made this....................—day of........
19~~~L., between the
undersigned employer (hereinafter called the "employer") and...k.9..VJ>I.T.....y.6.§..L.^....&...UlLv.hL^.^£A...mnsicuns (hereinafter called "employees").
(Including the Leader)
WITNESSETH, That the employer hires the employees as musicians severally on the terms and conditions below. The leader represents that the
employees already designated have agreed to be bound by said terms and conditions. Each employee yet to be chosen shall be so bound by said terms
and conditions upon agreeing to accept his employment. Each employee may enforce this agreement. The employees severally agree to render collectively to the employer services as musicians in the orchestra under the leadership of,.,■■■ Ul„.,-mi,;....
Place of Engagement
Date(s) of employment
September 12th 1Q70
8:SO P»M« Concert
Hours of employment
Report 5:00 P.M.
-RlCU^-l S A BINDING PART- Of THIO CONTRACT #101,06 " r)0% DEPOSII
Inc. by certified chsck upon signing op contract;
Ttr"^QuEEN Booking Corp.
Balance in Cash/Cert1r1eo check to
LEADER AT MISPOINT INTERMISSION ON FVFNMNlfl OF rkir. A r, rM rMT,
Type of engagement (specify whether dance, stage show, banquet, etc.)-
Price agreed upon < <3>QQQ/Q0"-(J-#£?^f^Th0U|AND DOLLAR-s) GUARANTEE PLUS 2*5$ OF THE GROSS-.QATC OVER
(Terms and amount) $12,000.00 J
This price includes expenses agreed to be reimbursed by the employer in accordance with the attached schedule, or a schedule to be furnished the employer on or before
the date of engagement.
DEPOSIT: $ .). Jy.Y..:99. (Certified Check, Money Order or Bank Draft)
payable to QUEEN BOOKING CORPORATION, upon signing of contract. (In the event that,
contrary to contract specifications, an uncertified check is tendered by employer, same will be
received and deposited for clearance purposes only. If check is n; t r>aid upon presentation, this
contract, even if signed by all parties, shall be*>f no fr >ce ar.J t~r '
BALANCE to be paid in United States currency to /
before conclusion of engagement. There are to be no
„ OR LEADER
The employer is hereby given an option to extend this agreement for a period of XXXXXXX~..~. weeks beyond the original term thereof.
Said option can be made effective only by written notice from the employer to the employees, not later than...JCXXXXXXXXX—•— days prior to the
expiration of said original term, that he claims and exercises said option, and a copy of said notice shall be filed with'the local in whose jurisdiction
the engagement is to be played.
Upon request by the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (herein called the "Federation") or the local in whose
jurisdiction the employees shall perform hereunder, the employer either shall make advance payment hereunder or shall post an appropriate bond.
If any employees hare not been chosen upon the signing of this contract, the leader shall, as agent for the employer and under his Instructions, hire such persona and any replacements as
are required for persons who -for any reason do not perform any or all services. The employer shall at all times have complete control over the services of employees under this contract,
and the leader shall, as agent of the employer, enforce disciplinary measures for Just cause, and carry out Instructions as to selections and manner of performance. The agreement of the
employees to perform Is subject to proven detention by sickness, accidents, or accidents to means of transportation, riots, strikes, epidemics, acts of God, or any other legitimate conditions
beyond the control of the employees. On behalf of the employer the leader will distribute the amount received from the employer to the employees, including himself, as indicated on the opposite side of this contract, or In place thereof on separate memorandum supplied to the employer at or before the commencement of the employment hereunder and take and turn over to
the employer receipts therefor from each employee, including himself. The amount paid to the leader includes the cost of transportation, which will be reported by the leader to the employer.
All employees covered by this agreement must be members In good standing of the Federation. However, If the employment provided for hereunder is subject to the Labor-Management
Relations Act, 1947, all employees, who are members of the Federation when their employment commences hereunder, shall be continued in such employment only so long as they continue
such membership In good standing. All other employees covered by this agreement, on or before the thirtieth day following the commencement of their employment, or the effective date or
this agreement, whichever Is later, shall become and continue to be members In good standing of the Federation. The provisions of this paragraph shall not become effective unless and until
permitted by applicable law.
To the extern permitted by applicable law, nothing In this contract shall ever be construed so as to interfere with any duty owing by any employee hereunder to the Federation pursuant
to its Constitution, By-Laws, Rules, Regulations and Orders.
Any employees who are parties to or affected by this contract are free to.w service hereunder by reason of any strike, ban, unfair list order or requirement of the Federation, and
shall be free to accept and engage in other employment of the same or simila- taracter or otherwise, for other employers or persons without any restraint,, hindrance, penalty, obligation or
liability whatever, any other provisions of this contract to the contrary notwiu tending.
Representatives of the local In whose jurisdiction the employees shall perform hereunder shall have access to the place of performance (except to private residences) for the purpose of
conferring with the employees.
The performances to be rendered pursuant to this agreement are not to be re >rded, reproduced, or transmitted from the place of performance, in any manner or by any means whatsoever, in the absence of a specific written agreement between the employer and the '
The employer represents that there does not exist against him. in favor of ar
employer. No employee will be required to perform any provisions of this contract.
in part. If the employer breaches this agreement, he shall pay the employees, in
The employer, in signing this contract himself, or having same signed by a i
amount stated herein.
To the extent permitted by applicable law. there are incorporated into and made part of this agreement, as though fully set forth herein, all of the By-laws, Boles and Regulations or
the Federation and at any local of the Federation in whose jurisdiction services are to be performed hereunder (insofar as they do not conflict with those of the Federation), and
the employer acknowledges his responsibility to be fully acquainted, now and for the duration of this contract, with the contents thereof.
THIS CONTRACT SHALL NOT BE BINDING UNLESS SIGNED BY ALL PARTIES HERETO.
•deration relating to and permitting such recording, reproduction or transmission,
member of the Federation, any claim of any kind arising out of musical services rendered for any such
o render any services for said employer as long as any such claim is unsatisfied or unpaid, in whole or
iUon to damages, 6% interest thereon plus a reasonable attorney's fee.
?resentatlve. acknowledges his (her or their) authority to do so and hereby assumes liability for the
Mn. Leroy Smith
Employer s Name
Count Basie & His Orchestra
2615 WELT90?JUr5TREnET°y(!:rOR. 26th STREET
Street Add res*
Denver, Colorado 0O205
If this contract u made by a licensed booking agent, there must be inserted on the
reverse side or the contract the name, address and telephone number of the CaJIsctasJ
agent of the local onion in whose jurisdiction the engagement is to be periorined.
a ~ ~., Street Address
New York 10019, New York