May 15 2013
Blue Note Records and Universal Music Classics & Jazz have announced the signing of the phenomenal jazz and soul singer/songwriter Gregory Porter. Porter has been in the studio with his working band and producer Brian Bacchus recording his third album and major label debut, which will be released worldwide on Blue Note Records this Fall.
May 14 2013
Accompanying the release of Magnetic, Terence Blanchard’s stunning new album set for release May 28 on Blue Note Records, will be an unprecedented schedule of worldwide tour dates kicking off with a five-night run at The Jazz Standard in New York City on May 29 and hitting cities across the United States, Europe, Tokyo, South Africa and Brazil. The tour will feature Terence, Brice Winston on Sax, Fabian Almazan on piano, Robert Hurst III on bass, Jeff "Tain" Watts on drums and Lionel Loueke on guitar.
May 8 2013
The legendary jazz label Blue Note Records, historic home to such greats as Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock, and current home to artists such as Wayne Shorter, Terence Blanchard, Joe Lovano, Jason Moran, José James and Norah Jones, has joined forces with the pioneer of crowdfunding, ArtistShare, to create a groundbreaking new partnership: Blue Note/ArtistShare.
April 30 2013
Iconic soul/R&B vocalist and multiple Grammy Award-winning artist Aaron Neville will release My True Story, a DVD of his well-received PBS special, on May 21 on Blue Note Records. The special, which aired on PBS nationally in March and is slated for recurring airings in June, captures Neville’s concert at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl in November 2012, and showcases performances of tracks from Neville’s critically acclaimed doo-wop-inspired album, My True Story.