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Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
On 7 January 1967, saxophone player-bandleader Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley surprised everyone by entering the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.'
Overcoming physical disabilities to become a world-renowned pianist, Michel Petrucciani has been hailed as “an example for everyone”.
Dizzy Gillespie was crazy, unpredictable, brash, extrovert, stylish – he was also a trumpet virtuoso, a jazz icon and an inspiration to many younger trumpeters.
Recorded in 1959, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book is one of the greatest vocal performances of the 20th century.
The album oozes swing and helped reconnect jazz lovers with one of the finest bands of the swing era.
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.
The landmark will include a documentary film, live events, vinyl catalogue reissues, branded apparel, art prints and much more.
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on 3 January 1970.
With her hotly anticipated second album, ‘Indigo’, Kandace Springs flourishes into a versatile performer who blends soul and jazz with hip-hop swagger.
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 film of Ellington and his Orchestra's First Concert of Sacred Music has not been seen since its original TV airing in 1966.
The album is widely respected as an early example of the way that jazz was beginning to acknowledge the fledgling funk sound.
'Fool On The Hill' was the Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 album featuring their version of the song from The Beatles' 'Magical Mystery Tour' EP.
Every Christmas is a Frank Sinatra Christmas. Reflective yet mirthful, The Chairman’s classic recordings define everything the holiday season is about.