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.
An overlooked gem among Wayne Shorter’s formidable work, ‘Etcetera’ only gets better with time – just like the legendary jazz saxophonist himself.
Produced by longtime collaborator Gary Katz, the album went on to be the band’s most successful, and their first platinum disc.
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."
Accompanied by a graphic novel, ‘Emanon’ is a profoundly evocative allegory for our times, illuminating the genius of saxophonist Wayne Shorter.
Featuring Francis Wolff’s iconic photography and Reid Miles’ innovative typography, the best Blue Note album covers influenced mainstream graphic design.
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 landmark will include a documentary film, live events, vinyl catalogue reissues, branded apparel, art prints and much more.
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.
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.