‘Look Out!’ was a remarkable record that introduced the tenor saxophonist’s distinctive style and sound.
An overlooked gem among Wayne Shorter’s formidable work, ‘Etcetera’ only gets better with time – just like the legendary jazz saxophonist himself.
The new record weds incisive, expressive songwriting with the profound interplay Lage has become renowned for honing.
‘I knew these songs would eventually become a vehicle for my jazz expression,’ says McMurray.
With his debut album for Blue Note, ‘Introducing,' Kenny Burrell announced himself as an exciting new fretboard master in the world of jazz guitar.
Recorded in one mid-60s session, Dexter Gordon’s ‘Clubhouse’ was shelved for over a decade before finally seeing the release it deserved.
The new record features other rising stars from the Blue Note stable, including Joel Ross and Immanuel Wilkins.
With ‘Contours,’ Sam Rivers proved that he was an innovator who could advance post-bop jazz when all norms were being challenged.
The June 12 event celebrates the first anniversary of the album’s original release.
‘It’s Time!’ found Jackie McLean returning to the driving swing rhythms of hard bop, but it certainly wasn’t a conservative session.
Master drummer Art Blakey’s final release for Blue Note, ‘Indestructible’ found him living up to the album’s title, creating a timeless album.
Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
Each one featuring its own theme, new episodes of 'The PorterHouse' will premiere at 5pm BST / 6pm CEST each Wednesday until June 16.
“Melissa Aldana is one of the foremost musician/composers of her generation,” says Blue Note President Don Was.
The new track also features on the Manchester trio's new remix album, 'GGP/RMX', out now on the Blue Note imprint.