Founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion, Blue Note is loved, respected, and revered as one of the most important record labels in the history of music.
Blue Note is unquestionably the most iconic jazz label there's ever been. Here are 50 highlights from the legendary imprint.
The trumpeter passed away at age 25, yet the rich body of work he left behind sealed his reputation as one of the greatest trumpet players ever.
From the first talkie to modern films such as ‘Whiplash’, jazz and the movies have had a fruitful relationship. Here are 25 of the best jazz soundtracks.
Recorded between 1952 and ’54, the five Thelonious Monk Prestige 10” albums capture the maverick jazz pianist on some of his most important sessions.
Jazz played in a concert hall or a club is, for many, the pinnacle of the art form. Here are the 50 best live jazz albums of all time.
Regarded as one of the greatest jazz saxophonists of all time, Sonny Rollins discusses his incredible year of recordings with Blue Note.
In the 1966 British romantic comedy Alfie starring Michael Caine, it's Sonny Rollins's score that steals the leading role.
Photographer Art Kane took the most wonderful photograph in jazz history, featuring 57 of the best jazz musicians ever: A Great Day In Harlem.
Already hailed as a major event in the jazz world, the 1969 recordings will be released in CD, vinyl and deluxe 2CD editions.
Including career-defining sessions that continue to make their influence felt, the best jazz albums of all time offer a wealth of stunning, must-hear music.
Sonny Rollins landmark album Way Out West is receiving an international 2LP vinyl reissue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its initial release
A new, authorised film documentary about jazz genius John Coltrane is receiving its world premiere at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival in Colorado.
Tenor saxophonist/composer Benny Golson's remarkable life in jazz has been captured in a new autobiography.
Keith Richards was at the renowned Apollo Theatre in Harlem on Thursday (22) to perform 'Gimme Shelter' for Merry Clayton, who sang on the original.