The saxophone remains an iconic instrument in jazz, mastered by many musical geniuses. uDiscover Music celebrates the 50 best jazz saxophonists of all time.
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.
Blue Note’s output was so prolific that many of its greatest sessions got shelved. These lost Blue Note albums more than deserve their due.
The LP session featured Blakey on drums with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Bobby Timmons and bassist Jymie Merritt.
Recorded in 1957 but not released for another 23 years, Hank Mobley’s ‘Poppin’’ is an exemplary slice of hard bop that deserves a far wider audience.
Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
The 2020 release schedule will kick off with the 24 January release of Hank Mobley Poppin’ (1957) and the 1961 album Stanley Turrentine Comin’ Your Way.
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.