Jacob Roved is a free-lance drummer and composer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. During his musical career he has worked in a variety of projects, almost exclusively in jazz. For his passion, dedication, long-year experience and effort to preserve jazz music even in the 21st century he has been elected a member and treasurer of The Danish Jazz Musicians' Society. He is about to release his debut album with the current band, the Jacob Roved Quintet, and I was asked to design cover for their upcoming release.
My main intention was to create a pleasant and calm atmosphere that you can feel listening to Jacob Roved Quintet's music. Cover design that would remind of long nights spent listening to fine sounds of saxophone, trumpet, piano, drums or violin. My idea was to create design similar to their musical style- nothing too disturbing, fancy or exaggerated. That's why I used minimalist black background with photos depicting their passion for jazz. I wanted to keep the jazz-like appearance but at the same time give it more simple, contemporary look to emphasize that the band is active on a modern jazz scene.