In two volumes, Taschen's newly released Jazz Covers features a brilliant selection of classic graphics from the 1940s to the 1990s. The selected material highlights important performers, albums, art directors, photographers, illustrators, and labels that gave the genre a distinct identity. Among those included are Bob Ciano, one of the greatest cover designers ever for the CTI Label, and producer Creed Taylor.

Anyone with a love for jazz and a curiosity for design should have this publication in their collection. Buy it now.