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The Earl Swope Sextet 1945 featuring Lennie Tristano ‎– The Lost Session (Jazz Guild, 1982)

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jun 26th, 2020. Artwork published in .
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    Baby Teeth used right: Milton Glaser’s counterless face on the cover of a cool jazz album, in big letters, tightly spaced, with some hyper-extended glyphs, and paired with silhouette illustration of instruments lined up on stage. In some pairs, the spacing is almost too tight, with no white space between the letters, see “THE”, “LENNIE”. This could indicate that the design was made with dry transfer lettering.

    The logo of Montreal-based Jazz Guild is based on Rosmarie Tissi’s take on the same genre. Her Sinaloa likewise has no counters, and instead ingeniously uses stripes to structure the letterforms. Like Baby Teeth, Sinaloa was available from Letraset. It’s also used for the track numbers on the record labels (shown below), together with the IBM Selectric version of Univers.

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