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The Typography of Blue Note Album Covers

December 12, 2014

We've been a little obsessed with typographic album covers lately. It started when we got our hands on the lost James Brown/Bootsy Collins album "These Are The J.B.'s" and continued with this article on Creative Review's blog about the typographic covers of Blue Note. The legendary jazz label turns 75 this year and Creative Review looks at the long history of covering its music in "wild typographic expression."

For further reading: Thames and Hudson has released Blue Note - Uncompromising Expression, the first official biography of the jazz label.