Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so we've put together a list of its greatest albums. Check out our picks from the label's catalogue here.
The singer-songwriter joins the ranks of such past recipients as Toni Morrison, Sonny Rollins and Stephen Sondheim.
Recorded at the iconic New York jazz venue, ‘State Of The Tenor: Live At The Village Vanguard, Volume 2’ is nothing less than magisterial.
The song features on Jones' new album, 'Pick Me Up Off The Floor', which is out on Blue Note on 12 June.
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.
“Sweet Pea cut a larger than life figure”, remembers Don Was. "Every one of the guys in the band looked up to him and loved him dearly".
The album has won widespread plaudits for its cool combination of hip-hop influences with modern jazz and electronica.
The double Grammy-winner says the new song “is about the undying, irrepressible spirit of love."
The LP session featured Blakey on drums with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Bobby Timmons and bassist Jymie Merritt.
Charles Lloyd, Keb Mo' and Philip Bailey are just three of the stars nominated for awards in the annual 2020 Jazz FM Awards
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 two stars also recently collaborated on the single, 'I’ll Be Gone.'
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.