Robert-Schumann-Saal, Düsseldorf May 1996 concert poster (Anon.)
Original first printing concert poster advertising the Herbie Hancock Quartet at the Robert-Schumann-Saal in Düsseldorf [Germany] on 1st May, 1996, presented by Eckert & Bünting. Hancock was touring Europe in support of The New Standard — his fortieth album, recorded at Manhattan Center Studios in New York and produced by Guy Eckstine, who had also produced Dis Is da Drum, the previous year. Released on 19th February, 1996 by Verve Records, The New Standard consists of jazz renditions of classic and contemporaneous rock and R&B songs, including numbers from the likes of Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder, Sade, Paul Simon, Prince, Kurt Cobain, and The Beatles. Hancock’s touring band featured tenor saxophonist Craig Handy, bassist Dave Holland and drummer Gene Jackson.
The poster measures 59.3 x 83.9 cm (approx. 23.3 by 33 inches) and is printed on thin, uncoated paper stock. In excellent unfolded and unmarked condition. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have regarding this item. Additional images of the poster available on request.