Produced by Creed Taylor, it featured guest appearances by Herbie Hancock, Hank Jones, Idris Muhammad, Ron Carter, and others.
From those who elevated the instrument from a mere time-keeping role, to versatile pathfinders and visionary composers, these are the 50 best jazz bassists in history.
The releases will contain bonus footage filmed at Montreux Jazz Festival and a 16-page hardcover book.
The film about the life, work and legacy of the jazz master debuted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival last year, and had a brief run in theatres.
The film about the late jazz innovator, directed by Stanley Nelson, is released via Abramorama and Eagle Rock Entertainment.
The Blue Note album was recorded in Brooklyn by the great jazz bassist Carter and Tony Award-winning poet and novelist Simmons.
Jazz fusion maestro Chick Corea has been named as artist-in-residence at the 2018 Detroit Jazz Festival, to take place over Labor Day weekend.