Coast to Coast Album Covers: Classic Record Art from New York to LA

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Along with Blue Note records, the Prestige, Atlantic, Contemporary and Pacific and Riverside Labels were the chief providers of America's East and West Coast sounds on vinyl. The hard-edged, straight ahead playing of New York's jazz musicians was perfectly reflected in the moody, monochromatic photography, quirky graphics and bold typography of the record covers: the look, like the sound, was intelligent, disciplined and sophisticated. On the West, the bright colours and playful themes expressed the funky sounds of the US's ...

Coast To Coast Album Covers: Classic Record Art From New York to LA 2011, Portico, London

ISBN-13: 9781907554353