‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ made Bobby McFerrin a household name, while his ‘Simple Pleasures’ album was a high-water mark for vocal jazz.
Long before there were million-dollar studios or Pro Tools, there were great singing voices, whether they came out of barbershop quartets, Baptist churches or street corner doo-wop groups.
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.
Master jazz man Chick Corea will have the all-star, three-CD and Blu-ray set The Musician released by Concord Jazz on 21 April.
Storied saxophone player Charles Lloyd has signed with Blue Note, and will have his first album for the label in more than 30 years released in April.