John Coltrane gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
The best McCoy Tyner albums reveal a questing musician who took what he learned from John Coltrane and channeled it into his own art.
Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods in jazz’s history.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
Recorded across two sessions in 1956, ‘Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet’ remains one of the Dark Magus’ most highly regarded Prestige albums.
Sharing centre-stage with each other, John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman made a lush, poignant album that remains a high point in both artists’ careers.
The jazz master was part of some of the genre’s most iconic works including ‘A Love Supreme’, ‘My Favorite Things’ and ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ for Impulse!.
Unearthed after 55 years in the shadows, ‘Both Directions At Once’ reveals a fascinating lost chapter in the life of John Coltrane.
Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
Profoundly exploratory, ‘Workin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet’ proved that Miles Davis has assembled one of the most progressive groups in jazz.
Breathing new life into songs we’ve heard many times before, the Have Yourself A Jazz Christmas playlist features the best Christmas jazz songs out there.
A bizarre ride through funk, rock and jazz history, The Pharcyde’s debut album remains unique in the history of hip-hop – a rare example of rap without ego.
The lead track 'Yehlisan’uMoya' ('Spirit Come Down') is available now to stream or download.
Freeman took the images for 'A Hard Day's Night,' 'Help!' and other unforgettable album covers, and travelled and worked with The Beatles from 1963 to 1966.
It will feature exclusive framed canvas artwork, Blue Note 80 prints, audio & visual installations, exclusive merchandise and much more.