His fourth album for the iconic Blue Note label, ‘Expansions’ was an ambitious work that found pianist McCoy Tyner in brand new territory.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
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 highly-respected musician played with many of jazz's biggest names, such as Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner and Miles Davis, as well as record solo discs for the legendary Prestige imprint.
Released in 1964, ‘Crescent’ is one of John Coltrane's finest albums, featuring the talents of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones.
Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so we've put together a list of its greatest albums. Check out our picks from the label's catalogue here.
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.
Roney also recorded as a sideman with jazz greats like McCoy Tyner, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea and Ornette Coleman.
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!.
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.
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