Highlighting entry points to an overwhelming amount of music, this guide to Blue Note will help you tell your Art from your Thelonious.
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 Vee-Jay single entered the R&B chart on 24 October 1960 for the man Keith called "a big model" for the young Rolling Stones.
Described by Wayne Shorter as being “about life, the universe and God”, ‘The All Seeing Eye’ remains one of its creator’s most ambitious albums.
Blue Note’s output was so prolific that many of its greatest sessions got shelved. These lost Blue Note albums more than deserve their due.
Produced by longtime collaborator Gary Katz, the album went on to be the band’s most successful, and their first platinum disc.
Accompanied by a graphic novel, ‘Emanon’ is a profoundly evocative allegory for our times, illuminating the genius of saxophonist Wayne Shorter.
'The End Of The Innocence,' one of the high points of Henley's solo career, went on to sell six million copies in America alone.
An overlooked gem among Wayne Shorter’s formidable work, ‘Etcetera’ only gets better with time – just like the legendary jazz saxophonist himself.
An in-demand sideman for everyone from Wayne Shorter to Donald Byrd, drummer Joe Chambers recorded some of his greatest work for Blue Note in the 60s.
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.
Acclaimed director Sophie Huber, mastermind behind ‘Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes’, discusses jazz, creativity, and a mind-blowing session with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock.
This year's awards ceremony takes place at London's Shoreditch Town Hall on International Jazz Day, 30 April.
Blue Note president Don Was brought in 'Tone Poet' Joe Harley to produce the label's 80th anniversary audiophile series.
The album was described by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most ambitious jazz projects of the last 25 years."