Blue Note: Album Cover Art - The Ultimate Collection

Blue Note: Album Cover Art - The Ultimate Collection

by Graham Marsh, Glyn Callingham, Chronicle Books, Glyn Collingham
     
 
Smaller in trim size, greatly expanded in content, this compendium of Chronicles classic Blue Note books (50,000 copies sold) is now an appealingly chunky paperback. Blue Note remains one of the most influential jazz labels of all time, and its cover art is a virtual time-capsule of cool. Now comprehensive, Blue Note: Album Cover Art gathers nearly

Overview

Smaller in trim size, greatly expanded in content, this compendium of Chronicles classic Blue Note books (50,000 copies sold) is now an appealingly chunky paperback. Blue Note remains one of the most influential jazz labels of all time, and its cover art is a virtual time-capsule of cool. Now comprehensive, Blue Note: Album Cover Art gathers nearly 400 of the legendary covers, spanning the 40s to the 70s, and features the greatest work of legendary Blue Note art director Reid Miles. Simple and sophisticated, moody and alluring, these covers continue to influence designers and excite jazz aficionados today. "One glance," as Esquire said of the original edition, "and youll know where the essence of cool remains."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811836883
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 7.25(h) x 2.00(d)

Meet the Author

Graham Marsh is an art director, illustrator, and writer. He has coauthored and art directed numerous books, including Blue Note and Blue Note 2 (Chronicle Books).

Glyn Callingham is an art director, illustrator, and writer. He has coauthored and art directed numerous books, including Blue Note and Blue Note 2 (Chronicle Books).

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