The Cover Art of Blue Note Records

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Graham Marsh, Glyn Callingham, Felix Cromey
Collins & Brown, 1991 - Jazz in art - 127 pages
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Over a period of 50 years, the jazz-record company Blue Note has acquired a reputation for producing fine album covers, and this is a selection of some of the best. It includes a concise history of the company and a portrait of Reid Miles, who designed almost 500 record sleeves. Some jazz enthusiasts consider a Reid Miles sleeve to be as evocative of the jazz scene as the trumpet timbre of Miles Davis or the plaintive phrasing of Billie Holliday, and his innovations in typographical design have influenced magazines such as The Face, Blitz and ID.

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CONTENTS
Cover Roll Call
Studio 10
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Graham Marsh is a graphic designer who has already collaborated with Tony Nourmand on Film Posters of the 50s, the 60s, the 70s as well as Hitchcock Poster Art.

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