December 7 2018
Blue Note artists earned 5 GRAMMY nominations in 5 different categories: The Wayne Shorter Quartet Emanon (Best Jazz Instrumental Album), Marcus Miller Laid Black (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album), Chris Dave Chris Dave And The Drumhedz (Best Urban Contemporary Album), and 2 nominations for Gregory Porter Nat King Cole & Me (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album) featuring Vince Mendoza’s arrangement of “Mona Lisa” (Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals).
November 26 2018
Presenting Blue Note Review: Volume Two – Spirit & Time, the second edition of our vinyl boxset subscription series. Available to order now exclusively at bluenotereview.com. Including all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180g vinyl audiophile reissues of Africaine by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers & Patterns by Bobby Hutcherson; a new compilation on 180g vinyl + CD of current drummers paying tribute to the great Tony Williams including an unreleased track from the master himself & more.
November 16 2018
Norah Jones has released “Wintertime,” the fourth in a series of eclectic singles that Jones has been releasing over recent months, and the second offering from her collaboration with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy.