Dexter Gordon was an amiable gentle giant whose sound, style, and easy-going attitude epitomized bebop at its coolest.
Blue Note is unquestionably the most iconic jazz label there's ever been. Here are 50 highlights from the legendary imprint.
The schedule includes classic titles from artists including Andrew Hill, Dexter Gordon, Hank Mobley, Wayne Shorter and many more.
The saxophone remains an iconic instrument in jazz, mastered by many musical geniuses. uDiscover Music celebrates the 50 best jazz saxophonists of all time.
The Righteous Brothers' 'Unchained Melody' is one of those few songs with the emotional resonance to become No.1 hits in two different eras.
A towering achievement, ‘Go’ made saxophonist Dexter Gordon a bona fide jazz giant – and not just because of his towering physique.
Recorded in one mid-60s session, Dexter Gordon’s ‘Clubhouse’ was shelved for over a decade before finally seeing the release it deserved.
Including career-defining sessions that continue to make their influence felt, the best jazz albums of all time offer a wealth of stunning, must-hear music.
“The National Recording Registry honours the music that enriches our souls, the voices that tell our stories and the sounds that mirror our lives.”
Curated by Don Was and Cem Kurosman, Blue Note 80 features mid-priced 180g vinyl releases spanning the many eras of the label’s history.
The series will celebrate the bespoke imagery of the label's classic era with framed canvas prints in archival quality,
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.
As we anxiously count down the days until 22 April, check out some of the exclusive Record Store Day releases that have been announced for 2017.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
There are 23 keys on a saxophone… so here are 23 of the greatest sax tracks featuring the very best saxophonists