Sunday, February 18, 2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Especially during a roughly 10-year span from the mid-50's to mid-60's. This post kicks off a 1 week-long tribute to Blue Note Records.
Boldly designed by the modernist graphic design talents of Reid Miles, he designed over 500 Blue Note album covers – mostly with free-range to experiment with photography, layout and typeface, giving a unique and signature look to the Blue Note label. Over the next 7 days, we will pay tribute to 1 album a day– focusing on the Reid Miles cover art for the artist and a favorite track from album.
Enjoy the title track, "The Turnaround" (Song 1/Side 1). The album cover's large, bold black on white hand-painted curved-arrow illustration perfectly matches this stellar example of soul-jazz. DIGIT!