Across three sessions, from 1952 to 1954, Miles Davis recorded the majority of the sides he would release on Blue Note, with many jazz icons behind him.
'Begin Again' gathers seven songs that Jones has recorded over the past year with collaborators including Jeff Tweedy, Thomas Bartlett, and Brian Blade.
The Blue Note album was recorded in Brooklyn by the great jazz bassist Carter and Tony Award-winning poet and novelist Simmons.
Staged by the UK-based jazz radio network, the event takes place in London on International Jazz Day, 30 April.
Acclaimed director Sophie Huber, mastermind behind ‘Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes’, discusses jazz, creativity, and a mind-blowing session with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock.
Curated by Don Was and Cem Kurosman, Blue Note 80 features mid-priced 180g vinyl releases spanning the many eras of the label’s history.
Recorded on 9 March 1958, Somethin’ Else features interplay between Cannonball Adderley and Miles Davis and everyone with a love of jazz should own it.
On that fateful 3 March 1939, it was the release date for the first two Blue Note recordings.
Jones followed the amazing achievements of her Blue Note debut 'Come Away With Me' with another sensational success.
The model features sleek all-black look with blue accents to celebrate the legendary jazz label’s 80th anniversary.
The third time was also a charm for the Blue Note star, as 'Not Too Late' entered the US chart at No. 1 on 17 February 2007.
Blue Note president Don Was brought in 'Tone Poet' Joe Harley to produce the label's 80th anniversary audiophile series.
A Blue Note sample helped New York jazz-soul vocal stylist Marlena Shaw appear in the UK top ten on 'Remember Me.'
On 'Mode For Joe', Joe Henderson delivers an exciting glimpse of the future while managing to keep one foot in the hard-bop past.
The album was described by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most ambitious jazz projects of the last 25 years."