Sunday, 6 January 2013

David Stone Martin part 4

In the world of jazz there is one artist collected the world over who has never played an instrument not even a note of music but has left his mark on the jazz culture. Illustrator David Stone Martin (1913 – 1992) was one of the most prolific and influential graphic designers of the postwar era, with his signature hand-sketched graphics with two or three primary colours, perfectly capturing the energy and spontaneity of the jazz idiom.

For biographical notes on Martin see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1-3 also.

This is part 3 of a 4-part post on the works of David Stone Martin: 

(I'm afraid I do not have dates for a number of the album covers in this particular post)


1961 ( March 30 ) Down Beat magazine cover

1961 ( August 3 ) Down Beat magazine cover

1961 ( August 31 ) Down Beat magazine cover

1961 ( September 14 ) Down Beat magazine cover

1961 ( October 26 ) Down Beat magazine cover

1963 Reader's Digest Condensed Books

1976 Al Haig "Piano Time"

1979 Sam Jones 12 Piece Band "Something New" 
Interplay Records 12" LP

1984 Charlie Parker Vol. 8 
Verve Records

1990 ( recorded 1978 ) Don Friedman "Hot Knepper And Pepper" 
Progressive Records

Another Evening with Charlie Ventura and Mary Ann McCall 
Norgran Records catalogue no. EP N-78

Portrait of Ed Morrow, CBS

Art Tatum 
Asch Records

Grand Award Dixieland Jazz "Jass Band" 
Spartan Records LP

Grand Award Porgy and Bess

Gösta Nyström - Sinfonia Del Mare 
Swedish

Hank Jones' Be-Bop Piano

Illustration

Illustration

Illustration

Illustration

Illustration

Illustration

Jass Band

Lester Young Collates 
Mercury Records catalogue no. MGC108 10" LP

Norman Granz' Jazz Concert Vol. 1 
Norgran Records

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic Vol. 10 
Mercury Records

Mr. Piano Man  the Music of Joe Sullivan 
Down Home Records catalogue no. MG D-2

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic No. 11 
Clef Records

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic Vol. 3 
Verve Records

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic Vol. 6 
Clef Records 10" LP

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic Vol. 4 
Mercury Records 10" LP

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic Vol. 9 
Mercury Records 10" LP

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic Vol. 9 
Verve Records

Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic 
Stinson Records

Oscar Peterson 
Mercury Records

Tenor Saxes 
Norgran Records catalogue no. MG N-1034

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