November 1958 German tour blank concert poster (A0) (Michel+Kieser)
Large original 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 lower left side border.
The poster measures 83.8 x 119.8 cm and is printed in brown and black inks on thin, uncoated paper stock. Folded horizontally at the middle with a tack hole to the corners, else in near excellent condition. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have concerning this item. Additional images of the poster available on request.