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Charles Bobo Shaw & Lester Bowie – Bugle Boy Bop album art

Contributed by Robert Beatty on May 28th, 2019. Artwork published in .
    Charles Bobo Shaw & Lester Bowie – Bugle Boy Bop album art
    Scanned from the book “Freedom Rhythm & Sound” published by Soul Jazz Records Publishing. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Album cover for Bugle Boy Bop, a collaborative duo album between trumpeter Lester Bowie and drummer Charles “Bobo” Shaw released by Muse Records in 1983. The typography combines Inverserif and modified Cirkulus.

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    • Inverserif
    • unidentified typeface

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    3 Comments on “Charles Bobo Shaw & Lester Bowie – Bugle Boy Bop album art”

    1. I’m not sold on the Cirkulus ID. Michael Neugebauer’s face is similar, but I don’t see how it could have served as a basis here. “Bugle Boy Bop” is in a very naïve stick’n’ball style that could easily have been made from scratch. However, something about the u/y rings a distant bell – it might be an ephemeral typeface. Will keep an eye out for it!

    2. Oh yeah, it’s definitely not Cirkulus, should have looked closer at that one. The Inverserif was the more interesting piece here for me anyhow as it’s much too tech and hard edged for this album and you don’t see it used on records that often.

    3. Bobo rest in peace. Nice to see BAG represented here.

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