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Changes One and Two: The Record Sleeve for the Classic Dual Albums

The First Thing I Ever Designed: Paula Scher’s Charles Mingus Album CoverEye on Design

“This was 1974. Charles Mingus had just come out with two related albums called Changes One and Changes Two. He didn’t especially want a photograph of himself on the record cover. I had to eventually show the design to Nesuhi Ertegun (Ahmet’s brother) who managed Charles Mingus inside the company, and I decided to make an all-type cover.”