This double volume presents a wide selection of jazz album covers from 1940 until the decline of LP production in the early 90s. Each cover is accompanied by an information document that includes musician, album name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year of publication, tag and all the information of interest on the cover presented.
Jazz fans will also find the must-see list of the 10 best albums compiled by great DJ jazz, such as King Britt, Michael McFadden, Gilles Peterson, Andre Torres and Rainer Trüby, as well as exclusive interviews with legends of the Rudy Van Gelder caliber (engineer sound he recorded for Blue Note, Impulse! and Prestige), Creed Taylor (founder of many labels and one of the largest producers of jazz), Michael Cuscuna (producer of Blue Note), Bob Ciano (graphic designer for the CTI label ), Fred Cohen (owner of the New York Jazz Record Center) and Ashley Kahn (writer, critic and journalist, author of the now classic texts on jazz music).
A must for all jazz fans
Great source of inspiration for graphic designers
Ideal for fans of memorabilia
Joaquim Paulo directs several Portuguese radio stations and is a consultant for major labels in the industry. He started collecting vinyl at age 15 and has since traveled the world to expand his collection, which now reaches 25,000 LP. Lives and works in Lisbon and dedicates all his free time to this research.
Julius Wiedemann, of Brazilian origin, he studied graphic design and marketing, and was art editor for various design magazines in Tokyo. Among the many TASCHEN titles to his name stand Illustration Now !, Advertising Now, Logo Design, Brand Identity Now! Information and graphics
560 pages, 300×300 cm.