Featuring Francis Wolff’s iconic photography and Reid Miles’ innovative typography, the best Blue Note album covers influenced mainstream graphic design.
From Robert Glasper to Kandace Springs, Gregory Porter and GoGo Penguin, there are many Blue Note musicians keeping jazz relevant as the label turns 80.
Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
The prolific singer-songwriter's much-anticipated new record is due out on 19 April.
Blue Note and hip-hop have become inextricably linked. The label has been sampled countless time and now signs artists that merge jazz and rap.
Kenny Burrell's ‘Midnight Blue’ blurs the boundaries between jazz and the blues and plays like a slow burn, soundtracking an imaginary film noir.
Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
On 6 January 1939, Blue Note founder Alfred Lion brought Albert Ammons and Meade “Lux” Lewis into a studio to produce the first Blue Note recording session.
Overcoming physical disabilities to become a world-renowned pianist, Michel Petrucciani has been hailed as “an example for everyone”.
Blue Note president Don Was talks about his love affair with jazz’s most iconic record label, and following in Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff’s footsteps.
The iconic Blue Note record label was established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, releasing both traditional and modern jazz music in various forms ever since.
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on 3 January 1970.
With her hotly anticipated second album, ‘Indigo’, Kandace Springs flourishes into a versatile performer who blends soul and jazz with hip-hop swagger.
Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
Jones and Tweedy previously collaborated on 'A Song With No Name', released by Blue Note in September.