The album marks the recording debut of Frisell's trio with bassist Thomas Morgan and drummer Rudy Royston.
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.
The model features sleek all-black look with blue accents to celebrate the legendary jazz label’s 80th anniversary.
Blue Note president Don Was brought in 'Tone Poet' Joe Harley to produce the label's 80th anniversary audiophile series.
The album was described by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most ambitious jazz projects of the last 25 years."
The version from Wilson's 'New Moon Daughter' album was selected by the HBO series' soundtrack curator T Bone Burnett.
The series will celebrate the bespoke imagery of the label's classic era with framed canvas prints in archival quality,
The legendary singer and activist will receive the honor in February for her "trailblazing work" in music.
The landmark will include a documentary film, live events, vinyl catalogue reissues, branded apparel, art prints and much more.
The new release follows the sellout success of the first volume and is again curated by Blue Note president Don Was.
New set is the Brooklyn composer-saxophonist's follow-up to 2016's 'Nihil Novi.'
Her first new set since the triple Grammy-winning 'The River & The Thread' features guest appearances by Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson and others.
The Blue Note vocal stylist will release a collection of Withers' celebrated songs on 28 September 2018.