People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
The new release follows the sellout success of the first volume and is again curated by Blue Note president Don Was.
Revered drummer Tony Allen will release an EP tribute to another drum master on 19 May, 2017, when Blue Note issue Allen's A Tribute To Art Blakey.
I Called Him Morgan, the documentary about jazz trumpet great Lee Morgan, is showing this month at the New York and London Film Festivals.
These 5 Art Blakey albums were recorded between 1960 and 1964, a period of intense creativity for the brilliant drummer and the Jazz Messengers
This 25 CD impulse box set celebrates one of the greatest and most iconic labels in jazz history
Tenor saxophonist/composer Benny Golson's remarkable life in jazz has been captured in a new autobiography.
Horace Silver and Art Blakey were an essential ingredient in the development of hard bop…they were Jazz messengers.