Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so we've put together a list of its greatest albums. Check out our picks from the label's catalogue here.
Mentored and produced by the great jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd, the group had the biggest single of their career with 'Walking In Rhythm.'
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on 3 January 1970.
The single came from his new Blue Note album of the time, 'Places and Spaces.'
Released on 23 September 1969, Isaac Hayes’ Hot Buttered Soul remains a visionary album, and a masterpiece that single-handedly invented symphonic soul.
With ‘Royal Flush’, Donald Byrd held a few aces up his sleeve, pushing the boundaries of hard bop while also introducing Herbie Hancock to the world.
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.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary 3-LP reissue of Guru’s Jazzmatazz Volume 1, Urban Legends has premiered a new lyric video for the track 'No Time To Play'.
Guru's hybrid album of jazz and rap, Jazzmatazz Vol. 1 celebrates its 25th anniversary with a deluxe 3-LP edition featuring instrumentals, remixes and more.
Alphonse Mouzon, the widely-respected jazz and fusion drummer who played with Weather Report, Herbie Hancock and many others, died on Christmas Day at 68.
Recorded over a two year period for Prestige Records these are among John Coltrane's earliest albums as a leader…stunning!
Black Pearls was recorded by John Coltrane in May 1958, but not released until 1964 – it was well worth the wait!
Recorded in 1972 and released in 1973 on Blue Note Records this album is a revelation, and what's more it even made the pop charts
The Blackbyrds signed with Fantasy Records in 1973 and the following year they released their debut album, featuring a Vincent Van Gogh inspired design.