Jazz Covers

Jazz Covers

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Part design history, part trip down musical memory lane, this anthology of Jazz album artwork is above all a treasure trove of creative and cultural inspiration. Spanning half a century, it assembles the most daring and dynamic Jazz cover designs that helped make and shape not only a musical genre but also a particular way of experiencing life. From the 1940s through to the decline of LP production in the early 1990s, each chosen cover design is distinct in the way it compliments the energy of the album's music with its own visual rhythms of frame, line, text, and form. To satisfy even the most demanding of music geeks, each record is accompanied by a fact sheet listing performer and album name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year, label, and moreshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 150 x 202 x 46mm | 1,279.98g
  • Taschen GmbH
  • Cologne, Germany
  • English, French, German
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 3836556367
  • 9783836556361
  • 385,315

About Joaquim Paulo

Joaquim Paulo is a consultant for major labels and directs a number of radio stations in Portugal. He started collecting vinyl at 15, and flies to London, Paris, New York and Sao Paulo to enrich his collection of over 25,000 LPs. He lives and works in Lisbon and dedicates his free time to recovering old and rare recordings. The editor: Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing, and was an art editor for digital and design magazines in Tokyo. His many TASCHEN titles include Illustration Now!, Logo Design, Jazz Covers and Information Graphics.show more

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"Jeder, der Jazz liebt und sich für Design interessiert, sollte dieses Buch besitzen. Am besten jetzt kaufen!" Complex.com, New Yorkshow more

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