Widely used by discerning crate-diggers and hip-hop heads, the best Blue Note samples have become part of the cultural fabric.
Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
Blue Note president Don Was talks about his love affair with jazz’s most iconic record label, and following in Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff’s footsteps.
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.
The singer-songwriter will be releasing a special cover each day leading up to Christmas, with upcoming covers including Justin Bieber, Lauryn Hill, The Weeknd and more.
Held in a stunning location in Sussex's famous South Downs, the Love Supreme festival is widely recognised as one of Europe's top jazz festivals.
This is a genuine classic, in a world where that has become an overused citation. Stevie Wonder’s 18th album is among the greatest albums of all time.
Goldblum’s version of the evergreen standard is taken from his forthcoming Decca album ‘The Capitol Studio Sessions’.
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.
The industry's biggest stars remember the late Queen Of Soul, who died yesterday aged 76.
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...
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