Jazz Appreciation Month: Album Cover Art~ April 11

Frank Sinatra Conducts Tone Poems of Color

1956 / Capitol Records W735 / Vinyl LP / Cover Design by Saul Bass

With the poetry of radio writer Norman Sickel as a guide, each composer was assigned different colors to muse upon, with Victor Young, Jeff Alexander, Alec Wilder, and Nelson Riddle receiving two each, and Billy May, Gordon Jenkins, Elmer Bernstein, and André Previn one apiece.

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August 15, 1969~ Woodstock Music Festival opens

Wallkill, New York August 15-16-17
First Festival Poster by David Edward Byrd

1969 / Original offset lithograph, 10,000 qty. / Approx. 14”x22” / Various collections

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Previous August 15 posts:

Self Portraits~August 15

August 15, 1969: The Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/15~

June 30, 1905~ Battleship Potemkin leaves Odessa, sails towards Black Sea Fleet

Poster for Eisenstein’s movie Potemkin by Dolly Rudeman

1926 / Color lithograph / 42 1/2”x25 1/2” / International Advertising & Design DataBase

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“Postering Potemkin”~ https://www.tiff.net/the-review/postering-potemkin
“Battleship Potemkin: What happened to the ship after the movie was over?”~

Previous June 30 posts:

Pride Month~ June 30

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/30~