The greatest album covers of jazz

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  • Published on:  11/19/2018
  • Blue Note captured the refined sophistication of jazz during the early 60s, giving it its signature look in the process.Follow Vox Earworm on Facebook for more: http://www.facebook.com/VoxEarwormWhen asked to visualize what jazz looks like, you might picture bold typography, two tone photography, and minimal graphic design. If you did, you’re recalling the work of a jazz label that single-handedly defined the “look” of jazz music in the 1950s and1960s: Blue Note. Inspired by the ever present Swiss lettering style that defined 20th century graphic design (think Paul Rand), Blue Note captured the refined sophistication of jazz during the early 60s, particularly during the hard bop era, and gave it a definitive visual identity through album covers.Some songs don't just stick in your head, they change the music world forever. Join Estelle Caswell on a musical journey to discover the stories behind your favorite songs.Check out the entire Vox Earworm playlist here: http://bit.ly/2QCwhMHNote: The headline for this video has been updated since publishing.Previous headline: How one designer created the "look" of JazzVox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06oOr Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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