Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods in jazz’s history.
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.
Gato Barbieri, the Latin jazz tenor saxophone player who won a Grammy for his soundtrack for Last Tango In Paris, died yesterday (Saturday 3 April) at 83.
Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so it only makes sense to put together a list of the greatest Blue Note albums. Find out what’s on our list here.
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.