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.
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.
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.
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
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.
There was a time when releasing singles was all important. For jazz labels it was all about gaining exposure through radio plays and on the juke boxes...