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 with his wife, organist Shirley Scott, ‘Hustlin’’ revealed that Stanley Turrentine was a true master of the saxophone.
From pioneering instrumentalists to boundary-breaking singer-songwriters, these female Blue Note musicians deserve their places in the history books.
Thanks to a forensic attention to detail, sound engineer Rudy Van Gelder’s studio was instrumental in creating the legendary Blue Note sound.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Comin’ Your Way’ eventually offered a vivid snapshot of the soul jazz style at the peak of its popularity.
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.
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.
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on 3 January 1970.
The jazz star's studio version of the song originally appeared on 'Nat King Cole & Me' ,released through Blue Note and Decca Records in 2017.
TV and film composer Brian Reitzell always turns to the Blue Note label for inspiration. Here are the 16 tracks he can’t live without.
Released during a transitional phase for Blue Note, the ‘Blue Mode’ album revealed Hammond disciple Reuben Wilson to be a soul-jazz master.
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.
Overcoming physical disabilities to become a world-renowned pianist, Michel Petrucciani has been hailed as “an example for everyone”.
Taking creative risks in order to fully express herself, ‘The Fall’ forced fans and critics alike to rethink what a Norah Jones album should be.
'I Forgot' and 'Falling' are the latest in Jones' much-admired series of duets with a wide variety of artists.