From soul-jazz cuts to risk-taking avant-garde explorations, ‘Empyrean Isles’ revealed that Herbie Hancock was a musical chameleon and a jazz icon in the making.
Acclaimed director Sophie Huber, mastermind behind ‘Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes’, discusses jazz, creativity, and a mind-blowing session with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock.
The history of recorded jazz is hard to pin down. So many conflicting stories make up a rich patchwork that guides us towards the truth of how jazz began.
Watch the trailer for the forthcoming Blue Note Records documentary Beyond The Notes, directed by Sophie Huber which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival
Robert Glasper Experiment's Black Radio charters new musical territory as a unique scrapbook of hip-hop, jazz, neo-soul and R&B with genre-crossing guests.
Boyd Jarvis, the American house music pioneer, DJ, radio personality and collaborator with artists such as Herbie Hancock and Chaka Khan has died
Ndugu Chancler, prollific sessioneer and the drummer on Michael Jackson's massive global hit Billie Jean has died at the age of 65
Now with "Music's Biggest Night' returning to New York for the first time in 15 years, here are some best Grammy performances of all time.
From the first talkie to modern films such as Whiplash, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
Herbie Hancock's genre-defying River The Joni Letters album inspired by Joni Mitchell is celebrating its tenth anniversary with an expanded edition
Quincy Jones' new Qwest TV platform aims to show rare and hard to source jazz music of quality unavailable on YouTube and others
Legendary Jazz label Blue Note have introduced a new biannual luxury box set subscription series called the Blue Note Review series
Jazz supergroup the Blue Note All-Stars will release their debut album for the label, Our Point Of View, on 29 September 2017.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting “to speak to...
Jazz-soul luminary George Benson has been talking about his erstwhile collaborator Al Jarreau, and their Grammy-winning Givin' It Up album of 2006.