Muddy Waters and His Blues Band

Muddy Water (artist)
Günther Kieser (designer)

Frankfurt: Norman Ganz, 1972. Vintage concert poster for Muddy Waters’ performance at the Volksbildungsheim, in Frankfurt, Germany, on July 8, 1975.

Designer and artist Günther Kieser is best known for the concert posters he created for German promoters Lippmann & Rau. Working initially with designer Hans Michel and then on his own, Kieser designed a number of iconic posters for jazz artists including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, and Miles Davis, and rock artists including the Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac, The Doors, and The Who. His most famous poster, advertising a series of 1968 German shows by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, depicted Hendrix with multi-colored neon tubes flowing from his hair.

23.75 x 33 inches, machine folded as issued. With two pin holes at the top corners, and light toning on the verso, else Near Fine.

[Book #156801]