Blue Note at 75: Cover stories
11 November 2014
Jazz label Blue Note is as famous for its sleeves as for its music. Featuring photography by co-founder Francis Wolff and cover designs by Reid Miles and Paul Bacon, its 1950s and '60s covers featured cutting-edge tyopgraphy and graphics and went on to influence a generation of designers, artists and musicians. Here, BBC Arts has selected 10 classics from the company's extensive archive.
All pictures taken from Uncompromising Expression: 75 Years of the Finest in Jazz by Richard Havers, published by Thames & Hudson.