Jazz Covers. 40th Ed.Hardcover, 6.1 x 8.5 in., 2.73 lb, 512 pages
Jazz Covers. 40th Ed.18
The greatest in jazz LP art
From the 1940s through to the decline of LP production in the early 1990s, each chosen cover design is distinct in the way it complements 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 cover is accompanied by a fact sheet listing performer and album name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year, label, and more.
Joaquim Paulo is a consultant for major labels and directs a number of radio stations in Portugal. He started collecting vinyl at the age of 15, and flies to London, Paris, New York, and São 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.
Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.
Jazz Covers. 40th Ed.Hardcover, 15.6 x 21.7 cm, 1.24 kg, 512 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-8817-1Edition: English, French, German