Sunday, March 29, 2020


Artist: Milt Jackson
Title: Sunflower
Label: CTI
Catalog: CTI 6024
Year: 1972
Genre: jazz
Art Direction: Bob Coano
Cover photo:  Peter Turner
Grade: **** stars

Maybe because I just saw the film Jamanji 2, this cover came to my mind.  I'm not at zoologist, but I'm guessing those are ostriches on the cover?  No matter, the late Peter Turner's image of the heads silhouetted against the sun made for a stunning cover.

Turner was responsible for dozens and dozens of albums covers; most for the CTI jazz label.  There's even a book featuring his work and a fascinating website devoted to his work:

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