Moanin’ is a hard bop classic and a major album that established Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers as one of jazz’s premier outfits.
His fourth album for the iconic Blue Note label, ‘Expansions’ was an ambitious work that found pianist McCoy Tyner in brand new territory.
“The unfortunate circumstances of our times have given us something beautiful,” writes Bob Boilen of the performance.
The track is the second single from the US jazz supergroup's self-titled album, slated for release through Blue Note on September 11.
With his debut album for Blue Note, ‘Introducing’, Kenny Burrell announced himself as an exciting new fretboard master in the world of jazz guitar.
‘Blues Walk’ helped to kick-start the soul-jazz movement of the 60s and remains the go-to album in saxophonist Lou Donaldson’s canon.
With his debut Blue Note album, ‘Think!’, Lonnie Smith established himself as one of the rising new stars of organ-driven soul-jazz in the late 60s.
The track will also feature on the upcoming 'Blue Note Re:imagined' compilation, set for release on September 25.
The record features four of Clayton’s original compositions, as well as Duke Ellington’s "Take The Coltrane".
The song comes off Jones’ latest album, ‘Pick Me Up Off The Floor.’
‘Two Men With The Blues’ found two of music’s great modern craftsmen, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, bonding over shared musical passions and creating a classic album.
The BRIT Award-winning artist covered the St. Germain song for the forthcoming ‘Blue Note Re:imagined’ compilation.
The Grammy-winning pianist and producer from Houston, Texas often records and performs with his group the Robert Glasper Experiment.
The only album that Tina Brooks released during his lifetime, ‘True Blue’ is a reminder that the saxophonist remains one of Blue Note’s unsung heroes.
Out on 25 September, 'Blue Note Re:imagined' will feature an array of stars from across the jazz, soul and R&B scenes.
The debut album by Stanley Turrentine, ‘Look Out!’ was a remarkable record that introduced the tenor saxophonist’s distinctive style and sound.