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.
Blue Note is unquestionably the most iconic jazz label there's ever been. Here are 50 highlights from the legendary imprint.
In between bebop’s waning days and the full flowering of free jazz, a crafty cadre of forward-thinking artists gave jazz new wings.
With her new album, ‘Anthem,' Madeleine Peyroux questions “what we believe in and what we think democracy means and how we intend to continue to create it."
Revered jazz drummer Louis Hayes has signed with Blue Note, and will release a tribute album to Horace Silver, with whom he played in the 1950s, in May.
Oliver Nelson's 'The Blues And The Abstract Truth' was recorded on 23 February 1961 and is one of the great post bop recordings.
These 5 Art Blakey albums were recorded between 1960 and 1964, a period of intense creativity for the brilliant drummer and the Jazz Messengers
Recorded over a two year period for Prestige Records these are among John Coltrane's earliest albums as a leader…stunning!
Five classic Bill Evans albums, from his days recording for Riverside, including the classic, Waltz For Debby