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Jazz Covers
     

Jazz Covers

by Julius Wiedemann, Joaquim Paulo Fernandes
 

This volume features a broad selection of jazz record covers, from the 1940s through the decline of LP production in the early 1990s. Each cover is accompanied by with a fact sheet listing performer and album name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year, label, and more. Special features for jazz lovers include a top-10 favorite records list by leading jazz

Overview

This volume features a broad selection of jazz record covers, from the 1940s through the decline of LP production in the early 1990s. Each cover is accompanied by with a fact sheet listing performer and album name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year, label, and more. Special features for jazz lovers include a top-10 favorite records list by leading jazz DJs King Britt, Michael McFadden, Gilles Peterson, Andre Torres, and Rainer Truby, as well as interviews with legendary jazz personalities Rudy Van Gelder (sound engineer that recorded for many labels such as Blue Note, Impulse!, and Prestige), Creed Taylor (founder of many labels and one of the best jazz producers ever, credited also for bringing bossa nova to the US and fusing it with jazz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822823668
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Julius Wiedemann was born and raised in Brazil. After studying graphic design and marketing, he moved to Japan, where he worked in Tokyo as art editor for digital and design magazines. Since joining TASCHEN in Cologne, he has been building up Taschen's digital collection with titles such as Digital Beauties, 1000 Game Heroes, Animation Now! and Taschen's 1000 Favorite Websites.

Joaquim Paulo Fernandes serves as a consultant for major labels and directs a number of radio stations in Portugal. George Duke, Marvin Gaye and John Coltrane inspired his passion for black music. He started to collect vinyl when he was 15, and often flies to London, Paris, New York, and Sao Paulo to enrich his collection of now over 25,000 jazz LPs. He lives and works in Lisbon and dedicates his free time to recuperate old and rare Jazz recordings.

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