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.
Blue Note is unquestionably the most iconic jazz label there's ever been. Here are 50 highlights from the legendary imprint.
‘Into Somethin’’ marked a notable transformation for soul jazz organist Larry Young – a significant release that showed he was onto a new way of thinking.
Blue Note’s output was so prolific that many of its greatest sessions got shelved. These lost Blue Note albums more than deserve their due.
Named ‘San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz,’ Gale performed with Sun Ra, Larry Young, and Cecil Taylor, before recording as a bandleader on Blue Note.