Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo January 1972 concert flyer
Large original first printing double-sided concert flyer advertising jazz giant Duke Ellington’s two appearances at the Koseinenkin Hall in Tokyo [Japan] on 6th & 8th January, 1972. Ellington’s orchestra for the Japanese tour included Harold Johnson, Cootie Williams, Mercer Ellington, Edward Preston (trumpets); Chuck Conners, Booty Wood, Malcolm Taylor (trombones); Harold Minerve, Harry Carney, Russell Procope, Harold Ashby, Norris Turney (saxophones); Rufus Jones (drums); Joe Benjamin (bass); Wild Bill Davis organ); Tony Watkins and Bobbie Gordon (vocals).
The flyer measures 19.0 x 26.7 cm and is beautifully printed on thin, matte-coated paper stock. Tiny pinhole to each corner, else in excellent unfolded condition. Photo of the back of the poster available on request.