Recorded with his wife, organist Shirley Scott, ‘Hustlin’’ revealed that Stanley Turrentine was a true master of the saxophone.
From Robert Glasper to Kandace Springs, Gregory Porter and GoGo Penguin, there are many Blue Note musicians keeping jazz relevant as the label turns 80.
With an effortless sense of cool, ‘Nat King Cole At The Sands’ found the pianist and singer proving he could swing as well as Sinatra in Vegas.
Recorded on 13 January 1956 at New York City’s Fine Sound Studios, 'Pres and Teddy' is a joy.
Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach and others feature in the set, from which 'Ko-Ko' can now be streamed or downloaded.
Kenny Burrell's ‘Midnight Blue’ blurs the boundaries between jazz and the blues and plays like a slow burn, soundtracking an imaginary film noir.
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.'
Dizzy Gillespie was crazy, unpredictable, brash, extrovert, stylish – he was also a trumpet virtuoso, a jazz icon and an inspiration to many younger trumpeters.
On that fateful 3 March 1939, it was the release date for the first two Blue Note recordings.
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.
Recorded in May and June 1969, the album made its debut on Billboard's Best Selling Jazz LPs chart on 3 January 1970.
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.
The work is by saxophonist/composer Daniel Schnyder and award-winning poet and playwright Bridgette Wimberly.