TV and film composer Brian Reitzell always turns to the Blue Note label for inspiration. Here are the 16 tracks he can’t live without.
If you want to let someone hear what Coltrane is all about, then this is as good a place as any to start.
His fourth album for the iconic Blue Note label, ‘Expansions’ was an ambitious work that found pianist McCoy Tyner in brand new territory.
John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967, gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
Released in 1964, ‘Crescent’ is one of John Coltrane's finest albums, featuring the talents of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones.
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.
An ultra-rare test pressing of one of the most celebrated jazz albums of all time, John Coltrane's 1965 masterwork A Love Supreme, is now for sale on eBay.
Revered jazz drummer Louis Hayes has signed with Blue Note, and will release a tribute album to Horace Silver, with whom he played in the 1950s, in May.
If you're looking for the definitive late night soulful jazz album then probably look no further than John Coltrane Ballads
Five outstanding albums from tenor saxophonist, Joe Henderson from his extensive Blue Note Records catalogue
The great jazz drummer Billy Hart, still drumming up a storm at 75, is currently on tour in the US with his quartet.
Widely-respected trumpeter Marcus Belgrave, who toured with Ray Charles and played with the Funk Brothers at Motown, died May 24 at the age of 78.