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 Posted:   Aug 15, 2013 - 4:33 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

I appreciate the compliment but I'm just covering the jazz end of things, as it's the music and therefore the album cover art I know and like best. Everyone has posted excellent covers, some of which I've never seen before. Keep them coming!

 
 Posted:   Aug 15, 2013 - 4:37 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

I listened to these two albums incessantly in my twenties:

"Harold in the Land of Jazz"- Harold Land



"You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce!"- The Curtis Counce Group

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 15, 2013 - 4:51 AM   
 By:   OnyaBirri   (Member)



So, it's a contest now?


Yes, as always. wink

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 15, 2013 - 9:34 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Yes, as always. wink


Yikes. Then I'm out. I've never competed well. frown
(But for the time being I am going to post more faves now and then, as they occur to me. big grin)







This last one I could gaze at all day. smile

 
 Posted:   Aug 15, 2013 - 10:28 AM   
 By:   dogplant   (Member)



Just kidding. Some great choices in this thread. I'd also vote for something by Hipgnosis, maybe either of these:

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 16, 2013 - 5:02 AM   
 By:   Reeler   (Member)

Some to look at...

http://www.vibe.com/photo-gallery/25-best-edm-album-cover-art-all-time-0
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/03/35-beautiful-music-album-covers/

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 16, 2013 - 5:25 AM   
 By:   Timmer   (Member)

I love a lot of the old Reggae album covers, a lot of them are just bonkers good...

 
 Posted:   Aug 16, 2013 - 6:08 AM   
 By:   jackfu   (Member)

This one has stayed with me since I was very young.



And does any guy over 50 NOT remember this one?

 
 Posted:   Aug 16, 2013 - 3:10 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"This is Our Music"- Ornette Coleman



It's all about the suits...and the drug-addled Charlie Haden.

 
 Posted:   Aug 17, 2013 - 6:34 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"Bring it Home to Me"- Blue Mitchell

 
 Posted:   Aug 17, 2013 - 7:04 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"hub-tones"- Freddie Hubbard



Perhaps the most-imitated jazz album cover of all time.

 
 Posted:   Aug 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM   
 By:   Warunsun   (Member)

 
 Posted:   Aug 17, 2013 - 1:56 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"Lonseome Echo"- Jackie Gleason

Art by Salvador Dalí.

 
 Posted:   Aug 17, 2013 - 3:20 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"The Stratus Seekers"- George Russell

 
 Posted:   Aug 17, 2013 - 3:55 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

”Change of Pace”- Johnny Griffin

 
 Posted:   Aug 18, 2013 - 2:20 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"Vol 3. The Octet #2"- Lennie Niehaus

 
 Posted:   Aug 18, 2013 - 10:07 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"Round About Midnight"- Miles Davis

 
 Posted:   Aug 19, 2013 - 4:51 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"Stratusphunk"- George Russell



I sometimes forget that the vast majority here grew up in the age of the download and might not appreciate the artistry of album covers. wink

 
 Posted:   Aug 19, 2013 - 7:34 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"Red, Hot, and Cool"- Dave Brubeck


 
 Posted:   Aug 19, 2013 - 7:35 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

"The Chicago Sound"- Wilbur Ware



 
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