With her third album, ‘The Women Who Raised Me’, soul-jazz singer Kandace Springs pays tribute to some of her greatest inspirations.
Seen as a face-off between the old and new guards in jazz, Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ album proved they were on the same continuum.
The new record is set for released on 8 May via Blue Note Records.
The jazz master was part of some of the genre’s most iconic works including ‘A Love Supreme’, ‘My Favorite Things’ and ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ for Impulse!.
On that fateful 3 March 1939, it was the release date for the first two Blue Note recordings.
Revealing his unique vocal style, ‘Chet Baker Sings’ transformed the poster boy of West Coast “cool jazz” into a bona fide pop idol.
Springs’ forthcoming album ‘The Women Who Raised Me’ comes out 27 March via Blue Note Records.
Norah Jones’ multi-Grammy-winning debut album, ‘Come Away With Me’, is one of the 21st Century’s must-own recordings, and an instant classic.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note, and pointing the future towards soul jazz.
With his ‘Nigeria’ album, guitarist Grant Green turned in pitch-perfect hard bop performances that risked confusing his growing fanbase.
The rising Danish star's new album is set for global release on 21 February.
One of The Jazz Messengers’ strongest albums of the 60s, ‘Buhaina’s Delight’ finds Art Blakey leading his group through pulsating pieces of hard bop.
With ‘Face To Face’, Blue Note organist “Baby Face” Willette brought a distinctive sound and a new dynamism to jazz before disappearing into obscurity.
The debut album by a prolific musician, ‘Grant’s First Stand’ is a significant work that set out the Blue Note musician’s highly personal manifesto.
Recorded in 1957 but not released for another 23 years, Hank Mobley’s ‘Poppin’’ is an exemplary slice of hard bop that deserves a far wider audience.