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Blue Note Records, 80 years on – A brief History.

Eighty years ago on January 6, 1939, a passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced a recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would...

Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019

The Legacy Of Legendary Jazz Label Will Be Honoured With Several New Vinyl Series, A Documentary Film, Special Global Live Events And More. 80 years ago on January 6th 1939, a...

Wayne Shorter releases new album Emanon

Last week was a big week for Wayne Shorter, he celebrated his 85 birthday and on Friday Blue Note Records officially released his latest project Emanon. The release marks his...

Marcus Miller | Laid Black

Bass great Marcus Miller brings the influence of modern urban music to his trademark sound on his genre-defying album Laid Black on Blue Note Records. It’s been three years...

Kenny Barron to release his Blue Note Debut album.

In May this year Pianist Kenny Barron will release his first album for Blue Note Records titled Concentric Circles. The esteemed pianist, composer, bandleader and educator will...

Kenny Barron | Concentric Circles

In 2018, the esteemed pianist, composer, bandleader and educator Kenny Barron will mark the 50th year of a remarkable recording career with the release of his Blue Note debut...

Reid Miles, The Guy Who Designed Blue Note.

There is no doubt that the cover art produced by Blue Note Records in the 50’s and 60’s is an example of iconic graphic design. There have been a number of coffee...

The History Of Recorded Jazz

Yesterday the website uDiscover Music published a great article titled “The History Of Recorded Jazz” by Richard Havers. As the title suggests, this article traces the...

Blue Note Launches Subscription Box Series

Blue Note Records have announced the introduction of a new vinyl subscription series titled Blue Note Review. Blue Note president Don Was stated “The digital transformation of...

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band – Body And Shadow

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band marks its 20th anniversary in 2017 with the release of their sublime fifth album, Body and Shadow, a succinct nine-track meditation on...

Gregory Porter – Nat King Cole & Me.

Two-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter’s 3rd Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, is a heartfelt tribute to his idol, the legendary singer, pianist and Capitol...