The classically trained jazz pianist has always straddled the two worlds of jazz and hip-hop, most audibly on pathfinding albums the likes of ‘Black Radio’.
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.
The jazz star's studio version of the song originally appeared on 'Nat King Cole & Me' ,released through Blue Note and Decca Records in 2017.
Blue Note president Don Was talks about his love affair with jazz’s most iconic record label, and following in Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff’s footsteps.
The series features intimate conversations between much-admired musicians, composers and producers and the podcast's host Scott Goldman.
The new film, directed by Oscar and Emmy-winning Roger Ross Williams, charts the history and legacy of New York's famous Apollo Theatre.
Since The Beatles revolutionary ‘Sgt Pepper’ album, each subsequent decade had its own “Pepper” moment. See which ones defined each decade.
Robert Glasper talks about R+R=NOW’s debut album, ‘Collagically Speaking’, and why it’s rare to be “so good at what you do but with no ego”.
The award-winning documentary 'Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes' directed by Sophie Huber is heading to select US theatres this summer.
Trailed by the single, 'Billy Jack', Bailey's new album is due out on Verve on 21 June.
Eleven of the best Great American Songbook recordings by jazz musicians who improvised unique journeys around the songs and their wonderful melodies.
At the cutting-edge of modern jazz, Miles Mosley looks at the jazz tradition – his icons and influences, and where jazz may go tomorrow.
Celebrated globally for reintroducing jazz to new audiences and upending traditionalist assumptions, Glasper will showcase the full range of his talents across the weekend.
Curated by Don Was and Cem Kurosman, Blue Note 80 features mid-priced 180g vinyl releases spanning the many eras of the label’s history.
Blue Note and hip-hop have become inextricably linked. The label has been sampled countless time and now signs artists that merge jazz and rap.