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Source picture for Progressive Piano

A very attentive record collector and seller on eBay made a great discovery last week. The cover picture on the LP Jan August Plays Songs To Remember is without a shred of a doubt the source picture for the drawing Andy Warhol made for the Progressive […]

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Brazilian Artie Shaw LP cover

It’s about time I start writing for this blog again, the first post in 2016. The reason for this gap in time is that I’ve been working on a city guide book about Budapest (Hungary), which was an intensive ride. Beautiful city, lots of things to do. Now […]

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Some more Progressive Pianos

Let’s have a look at some great drawings for the Progressive Piano cover. As usual Warhol did a lot of different drafts for one singular project: with real piano keys or colored patches; with jacket & shirt sleeves or bare arms. After 10 years of […]

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Happy 100, Lady Day!

The legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday was born on April 7th, 1915. So next week on Tuesday her 100th birthday will be celebrated. With of course a lot of new releases, among which one of my all time favourite albums: Lady In Satin. Looking very much forward to […]

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Kenny Burrell – Blue Note 1543

The first Andy Warhol-Reid Miles collaboration on Blue Note was for the album Kenny Burrell, no title, Blue Note 1543. The album was released in 1956. The cover has a great drawing of Burrell playing the guitar. The original drawing can be seen in the […]

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