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SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber – ePosters 2

RZA

Piano

Since we received such a good response from our first series of ePosters we decided to do another set to help promote our 1st ever live performance, SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE, at Blues Alley – Monday June 25th.  Buy tickets here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber – ePosters

Ahmad Jamal

RZA

Ramsey Lewis

GZA

Created a series of ePosters that feature the members of Wu-Tang as well as the jazz artists whose samples are featured on SHAOLIN JAZZ – the mixtape to help promote its release.  I’ll be uploading a new ePoster everyday up through the release – 4.11.11.  Check daily and for more ePosters click the link below: Read the rest of this entry

JAZZ – Reid Miles – courtesy of Wayne Adams

Reid Miles and the work he’s done for Blue Note Records and (on another level) for the identity of jazz music is perhaps more than iconic, if there’s such a thing.   The album covers that he’s crafted are considered by many to be works of art and have inspired many graphic designers and creatives alike.

Unfortunately, Reid is no longer with us and through my research I was directed, via Michael Cuscuna (Mosaic Records), to Wayne Adams who worked closely with Reid as his Photo Assistant.  Thanks again to Wayne for his time and check the read below:

How did you meet Reid Miles?

In October 1977, I was called to work for Reid as a freelance Photographer’s Assistant.  Interestingly, his photographic style was quite different at that time than when he was designing covers and occasionally taking the photographs for Blue Note Records.  His photographic style when I went to work for him was most often compared to the art of Norman Rockwell. Read the rest of this entry