ECM : Sleeves of Desire



First and only 1996 printing of the stunning and now very sought after book on the important design history of the incredible ECM record label, “ECM : Sleeves of Desire”.

The ECM recording label’s contribution to the fields of jazz and contemporary classical music is unparalleled, and its success story has been visually enhanced by the striking covers designed under Manfred Eicher’s art direction by Barbara Wojirsch and Dieter Rehm.

A delight for music and design fans alike, the book presents chronologically ordered color reproductions of over 500 covers from the innovative ECM label. Sleeves of Desire also contains a comprehensive picture essay that provides a detailed look at over 100 album covers. Additionally, renowned jazz essayist Peter Ruedi relates the history of the ECM label and designer Lars Muller comments on the evolution of the covers and on ECM’s unmistakable aesthetic signature.

Features the cover art of releases by Jan Garbarek, Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos, Eberhard Weber, Gary Burton, Meredith Monk, Chick Corea, Wolfgang Dauner, Carla Bley, Keith Jarrett, Paul Bley, Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, Evan Parker, Annette Peacock, Gary Peacock, Terje Rypdal, Ralph Towner, and so many more.

* Condition: Very Good (tight, clean copy, only light wear) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

ECM : Sleeves of Desire
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