The album oozes swing and helped reconnect jazz lovers with one of the finest bands of the swing era.
The recordings were made in June 1964, in between the sessions for 'Crescent' and 'A Love Supreme.'
Each artist will each perform their own set, before sharing a finale of a celebrated Blue Note recording.
A quintessential example of hard bop, ‘Cool Struttin’’ found pianist Sonny Clark putting Blue Note’s pioneering modern jazz on the map.
On 15 August 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalised on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
Blind from birth, pianist George Shearing headed an elite club of British jazz musicians to find fame in the US, his name becoming a byword for “cool”.
Photographer Art Kane took the most wonderful photograph in jazz history, featuring 57 of the best jazz musicians ever: A Great Day In Harlem.
This four CD box set includes a 162 hardback book full of rare and unseen images of Satchmo, as well as over 70 tracks that trace Armstrong’s career.
On 10 August 1920, a group of musicians collectively known as The Jazz Hounds recorded a song with Mamie Smith called ‘Crazy Blues’, the first blues record.
With ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs’, Chick Corea proved himself a master of the piano and created a work that spoke to the vicissitudes of life.
The 12-track collection will be available in both black and gold vinyl options.
Setting the benchmark for modern jazz, the Blue Note 1500 series helped to give the record label its identity, while providing a goldmine for collectors.
The first single from the set, 'Just One Of Those Things,' is now available.