May 26 2017
On July 14, saxophonist, flutist, composer, and jazz mystic Charles Lloyd will release Passin’ Thru, a passionate live recording that marks the 10th anniversary of his acclaimed and enduring New Quartet featuring pianist Jason Moran, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Eric Harland.
May 12 2017
Trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire has proven himself an artist of rare ability and wide-ranging aesthetic interests. Now with the June 9 release of his expansive new double-album A Rift in Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard, Akinmusire reaches a new pinnacle as he joins a distinguished strata of jazz artists who’ve made live recordings in the hallowed New York City venue.
May 4 2017
Blue Note at Sea sets sail again from January 27-February 3, 2018 hosted by Marcus Miller and featuring an incredible line-up of artists including 4 NEA Jazz Masters: Chick Corea, Charles Lloyd, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Dr. Lonnie Smith. Book now at bluenoteatsea.com.
April 28 2017
Legendary drummer Louis Hayes will make his Blue Note debut with the May 26 release of Serenade for Horace, a loving tribute to his mentor and friend, the great pianist, composer and bandleader Horace Silver. The album pre-order launched today along with the release of the lead track “Song for My Father” featuring vocalist Gregory Porter.