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The Golden Age of Jazz – Long Play Cover Artist Supreme
David Martin Stone

David Stone Martin secured a unique place for himself in the world of recorded music – An illustrator who came from The School of Art Institute of Chicago, Stone would design more than 400 long play covers nearly exclusively for jazz releases but not exclusively.

Martin was born on June 13th, 1913 in New London, Connecticut David Livingston Martin.  His wife Thelma, sons Tony and Stefan were all artists of various genres.  His primary influence was a “line artist” who also did LP covers – Norman Granz.

Stone passed away on March 1st, 1992.

David Stone Martin Magazine Covers

Following is a pictorial discography of many of Stone’s intriguing works of album cover art.

David Stone Martin Album Covers

David Stone Martin Cover Asch – Mary Lou Williams Trio – 40’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Disc – Ernestine Washington – 40’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Disc – Meadie Lux Lewis – 40’s

David Martin Cover – Asch – Coleman Hawkins – 40’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Disc – Bugsy Spanier – 40’s

David Stone Martin Cover – John Kirby – 40’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Disc – Baby Dodds  – 40’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Billie Holiday – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Stinson – James P. Johnson – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Charlie Parker – Mercury – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Charlie Parker – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Flip Phillips – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norman Granz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norman Granz’ – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Norman Granz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Bird and Diz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Charlie Parker – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Bud Powell – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Norman Granz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Oscar Peterson – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Lester Young – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Roy Eldridge Collates – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Oscar Peterson – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Charlie Ventura – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Billie Holiday – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Lester Young – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Flip Phillips – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Benny Carter – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Count Basie – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Illinois Jacquet – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Kenny Drew – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Bud Powell – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Mercury – Oscar Peterson – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Dizzy Gillespie – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Art Tatum – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Count Basie – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Norman Granz – 50’S

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Charlie Ventura – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Stan Getz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Norman Granz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Lester Young – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Dizzy Gillespie – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Stan Getz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Tal Farlow – 60’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Buddy Rich – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – MGM – Various – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – MGM – Various Artists – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – MGM – Various Artists – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Johnny Hodges – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Charlie Barnet – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Lionel Hampton – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Artie Shaw – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Charlie Parker – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Jam Session

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Norman Granz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Lionel Hampton – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover’ – Clef – Billie Holliday – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Lionel Hampton – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Roy and Diz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Billie Holiday – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Norgran – Hamp and Getz – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – The Modern Jazz Society – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Pres and Sweets – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Johnny Hodges – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Anita O’Day – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Bud Powell – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – The Modern Jazz Sextet – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Bud Powell – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Count Basie/Joe Williams – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Various Artists – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Flip Phillips – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Flip Phillips – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Hank Jones – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Hi Fi – Jam Session – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Clef – Art Tatum – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Lu Waters – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Roy Eldridge and the Central Plaza Dixielanders – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Jazz at Saint-Germain Des Pres – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Billie Holiday – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – The George Lewis Band – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Kid Ory – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Harry Edison – 50’s

David Stone Martin Cover – Verve – Sam Jones – 50’s

 

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