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 original track comes off the duo’s new album, ‘Free Love.’
The project includes contributions from Lenny Kravitz, Stevie Wonder, Chuck D, Black Thought, and more.
The rapper will join the likes of Ari Lennox, Tiwa Savage, and Bootsy Collins for the global festival’s 15th year.
Don Was is a widely-respected artist, record label boss and hugely in-demand A-list producer.
The original version of the track appeared on Byrd’s 1975 R&B fusion classic 'Places and Spaces'.
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The Grammy-winning pianist and producer from Houston, Texas often records and performs with his group the Robert Glasper Experiment.
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The live-stream special will offer a celebration of Black music and culture, with appearances by Vic Mensa, TI and Leon Bridges, among many others.
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.
The series features intimate conversations between much-admired musicians, composers and producers and the podcast's host Scott Goldman.