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Never-Before-Released Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers Album "Just Coolin’" Due Out August 7
Never-Before-Released Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers Album "Just Coolin’" Due Out August 7

New York, New York -On August 7, Blue Note Records will release Just Coolin’, a never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers that was recorded on March 8, 1959 in Rudy Van Gelder’s living room studio in Hackensack, New Jersey. …

Miles Davis: 'The Complete Birth Of The Cool' Collection Marks 70th Anniversary Of Davis' First Career Triumph At Age 22
Miles Davis: 'The Complete Birth Of The Cool' Collection Marks 70th Anniversary Of Davis' First Career Triumph At Age 22

Los Angeles, California -Complete Collection Gathers Studio and Live Recordings in 2LP Vinyl and Digital Formats for Release on May 17 by Blue Note/UMe Seventy years ago, in a nondescript basement room behind a Chinese laundry in midtown M …

Jason Moran & The Bandwagon Celebrate A Decade Of Trailblazing With June 22 Release Of “Ten” On Blue Note
Jason Moran & The Bandwagon Celebrate A Decade Of Trailblazing With June 22 Release Of “Ten” On Blue Note

Acclaimed Pianist Puts Focus On His Trio For His First Album In 4 Years March 24, 2010 — In 1999, the same year that Jason Moran released his debut Soundtrack To Human Motion, the prodigy pianist and composer also joined New Directions, a …

Ladino Jazz and Clave Cantatas: Bassist Avishai Cohen Sings Roots into Gold
Ladino Jazz and Clave Cantatas: Bassist Avishai Cohen Sings Roots into Gold

15th March 2010 — Israeli bassist Avishai Cohen is an alchemist at heart. Finding inspiration in musicians ranging from Bach to Stevie Wonder, Avishai can transform a tired Israeli school tune back into poetic gold. He can take the Sephardi …

Lionel Loueke Announces Tour Dates In Support Of His New Album Mwaliko, To Be Released By Blue Note On Feb. 9
Lionel Loueke Announces Tour Dates In Support Of His New Album Mwaliko, To Be Released By Blue Note On Feb. 9

Mwaliko Features A Series Of Duets With Angelique Kidjo, Esperanza Spalding, Richard Bona & Marcus Gilmore January 20, 2010 — Lionel Loueke has announced a first run of tour dates in support of Mwaliko, his sophomore album for Blue Note Re …

RICO Confirms Worldwide Licensing Deal For Saxophone Straps With Legendary Jazz Label, Blue Note Records
RICO Confirms Worldwide Licensing Deal For Saxophone Straps With Legendary Jazz Label, Blue Note Records

Introducing the new Blue Note Collection of Signature Straps by Rico The NAMM Show, Anaheim, CA (January 14-17, 2010) — Rico Reeds, manufacturer of the world’s most popular reeds, and legendary Blue Note Records have entered into a worldwi …

Lionel Loueke Returns With “Mwaliko” To Be Released Feb. 9 By Blue Note Records
Lionel Loueke Returns With “Mwaliko” To Be Released Feb. 9 By Blue Note Records

Acclaimed Guitarist’s New Album Features A Series Of Intimate Duets With Angelique Kidjo, Esperanza Spalding, Richard Bona & Marcus Gilmore November 16, 2009 — On February 9, 2010, Blue Note Records will release Mwaliko, the new album from …

Joe Lovano Us Five: Folk Art [May 19, 2009, Blue Note]
Joe Lovano Us Five: Folk Art [May 19, 2009, Blue Note]

30th Mar 2009 — With Folk Art, his 21st recording for Blue Note, Joe Lovano debuts Us Five, a dynamic new ensemble and one of the most exciting of his acclaimed career that collectively breathes a youthful exuberance into the first-ever Lov …

Blue Note Records Re-Signs Renowned Brazilian Pianist Eliane Elias
Blue Note Records Re-Signs Renowned Brazilian Pianist Eliane Elias

Anticipates Something For You: Eliane Elias Sings And Plays The Music Of Bill Evans, To Be Released On January 15, 2008 Music arriving momentarily via EMI’s SHARE System 17 October 2007 — With her new recording Something for You: Eliane E …

Check Out Floratone! Matt Chamberlain, Bill Frisell, Tucker Martine And Lee Townsend
Check Out Floratone! Matt Chamberlain, Bill Frisell, Tucker Martine And Lee Townsend

“Floratone [is] some of the most riveting instrumental music to emerge this year… Listen to these swirls of sound, it’s almost like the beginning of some exotic new language, rising like steam from a swamp.” —NPR ALL THINGS CONSIDERED …

Gianluca Petrella: Italian Trombonist Makes Startlingly Fresh Debut On Blue Note Records
Gianluca Petrella: Italian Trombonist Makes Startlingly Fresh Debut On Blue Note Records

Indigo4, Petrella’s Eccentric Yet Compelling Blend Of Traditional Jazz, Electronica & Avant-Garde, To Be Released Feb. 21 December 1, 2005 — On February 21, 2006, Blue Note will launch Indigo4, the startlingly fresh debut U.S. release from …

Stefon Harris - African Tarantella… Dances With Duke
Stefon Harris - African Tarantella… Dances With Duke

tarantism (It. tarantismo, from Taranto, a town in southern Italy.) a nervous disease characterized by hysteria and a mania for dancing, especially prevalent in southern Italy in the 16th and 17th centuries. tarantella (It.) 1. a rapid, wh …