ORY, Kid.


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Sportpalast, Berlin September 1959 concert poster (Harald A. Müller)

Original first printing concert poster advertising advertising American jazz trombonist Kid Ory (1886–1973) at the Sportpalast in Berlin [Germany] on Tuesday, 22nd September, 1959,  presented by Norman Granz. Ory was accompanied by a band that featured trumpeter Henry “Red” Allen, clarinetist Bob McCracken, bassist William Girsback, drummer Alton Redd, and pianist Cedric Haywood. The show in Munich was part of  10-date nationwide tour of Germany, commencing at the Ernst Merck Halle in Hamburg on 20th September and ending at the Volksbildungsheim in Frankfurt on 30th September. The German dates were the first stops on a long European tour that continued through October and early November, visiting Austria, France, Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Holland, and Belgium, en route. The flyer features artwork by noted graphic duo, Hans Michel and Günther Kieser, with their imprint to the center of the right side border.

The poster measures 83.8 x 59.9 cm and is printed in black ink on thin, uncoated paper stock. Tiny pin hole to the corners, else in near excellent unfolded condition. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have concerning this item. Additional images of the poster available on request.


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