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November 1958 German tour blank concert poster (Michel+Kieser)

Original vintage first printing vintage concert poster designed to promote Duke Ellington’s nationwide tour of Germany during November 1958, presented by Norman Granz in association with Horst Lippmann. The orchestra for the tour featured Ray Nance (trumpet/violin), Cat Anderson (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto), Harold Baker (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), John Sanders (trombone), Russell Procope (alto), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet/tenor), Paul Gonsalves (tenor), Harry Carney (baritone), Jimmy Woode (bass), Sam Woodyard (drums), and Billy Strayhorn (piano). The poster features delicate artwork by noted graphic duo, Hans Michel and Günther Kieser, with their imprint to the right side center.

The poster measures 83.9 x 59.3 cm (approx. 33″ by 23.3″ inches) and is beautifully printed on thin, smooth-finish uncoated paper stock. Tiny pin hole to each corner, else in 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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