The album covers collected in this volume reveal the stylistically influential cover art by Reid Miles for the legendary jazz label, Blue Note. With over 380 colour photographs, Blue Note captures the heart and soul of this musical genre while showcasing an impressive array of artists and performers, including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins, and Art Blakey. Incorporating the best album covers from Chronicle's Blue Note and Blue Note II, and a few not seen in either, Blue Note: Album Cover Art is the most complete collection yet. Old timers and young jazz enthusiasts, as well as design buffs, will enjoy this exciting book of jazz memorabilia, accompanied by a concise history of the Blue Note record company.About the Author:
Graham Marsh has worked as a magazine art director, illustrator, and fashion journalist since the sixties. He has been a confirmed Americaphile since his first visit to New York and has always been interested in the connection between music and fashion. He is married to a fashion journalist and lives and works in London.
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Descripción Chronicle Books, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110811836886
Descripción Chronicle Books, 2002. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 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.". Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0811836886
Descripción Chronicle Books, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0811836886
Descripción Chronicle Books, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0811836886