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Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble - The Malcolm X Memorial
A local Chicago record label and record shop was given permission to reissue the rare and highly collectable avante-garde jazz LP 'The Malcolm X Memorial (A Tribute In Music)'. A live performance of Philip Cohran and the Artistic Heritage Ensemble captured on tape live at Chicago's Afro-Arts Theater in 1968.

I was loaned a copy of the obscure original pressing of the album and proceeded to scan in the images and perform forensic typographical research to determine exactly what fonts were used on the original album. I recreated the Philip Cohran logo (seen in red on the cover) in Illustrator. The layout is nearly identical to the initial release down to the letter spacing and typos.

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