On March 3, 1939, the first Blue Note Records songs were officially released.
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.
The two stars also recently collaborated on the single, 'I’ll Be Gone.'
The album is a celebration of a dozen of the greatest female vocalists of all time, all of them an inspiration to the much-admired jazz and soul singer.
The band also play two New York City album release shows - at Rough Trade in Brooklyn and the Bowery Ballroom in Manhattan - to mark the release.
'All Rise' will be the studio follow-up to 2017’s 'Nat King Cole & Me,' which debuted at No. 3 in the UK.
The new clip was created by the artist's long-term collaborator and partner Alex Brüel Flagstad.
The jazz star's studio version of the song originally appeared on 'Nat King Cole & Me' ,released through Blue Note and Decca Records in 2017.
In the film, Tone Poet Joe Harley explains the background to the all-analog, 180 gram audiophile vinyl reissue series.
The 2020 release schedule will kick off with the 24 January release of Hank Mobley Poppin’ (1957) and the 1961 album Stanley Turrentine Comin’ Your Way.
Director Sophie Huber's Blue Note documentary, 'Beyond The Notes' also airs tonight at 9.30 on BBC4.
The lead track 'Yehlisan’uMoya' ('Spirit Come Down') is available now to stream or download.
The artwork of the legendary Blue Note jazz record label has come to represent everything that is brilliant and innovative in album cover design.
The album features new writing as well as material reimagined from Frisell's catalogue and interpretations of staples of jazz and Americana.