Just like the title promises, this volume contains 1000 jazz record covers, from the 1940s through the decline of LP production in the early 1990s. Each cover is accompanied by with a fact sheet listing name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year, label, and more. Special features for jazz lovers include: interviews with the following jazz personalities: Rudy Val Gelder: legendary sound engineer that recorded for many labels such as Blue Note, Impulse, and Prestige. He was the first sound engineer to have his name credited on the cover of a record; Creed Taylor: founder of many labels and one of the best jazz producers ever, credited also for bringing bossa nova to the US and fusing it with jazz; Michael Cuscuna: big jazz producer at Blue Note and a detective in the label's catalogue, being responsible for its most successful re-editions; Bob Ciano: designer at the CTI Label, founded in the 70s by Creed Taylor, and one of the greatest cover designers ever; and Ashley Khan: writer, critic, and journalist for jazz. Books include A Love Supreme , A Kind of Blue , and The House that Trane Built . It includes a top-15 favorite records list by top jazz DJs Michael Reinboth, Michael MacFadin, Russ Dewburry, Patric Forge, and Gerald Short.