July 1 2015
REVIVE Music and Blue Note Records announce the August 7 release of REVIVE Music Presents: Supreme Sonacy (Vol. 1). The compilation album, produced by REVIVE in partnership with the legendary Blue Note Records, gathers the fearless sounds of today’s stellar talents and seasons it all with REVIVE’s signature spirit of rebellion. The album marks the rapidly approaching 10-year anniversary of REVIVE Music, a company founded by Meghan Stabile, as well as the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records. It is available for pre-order now on iTunes and Amazon. Wax Poetics has premiered the track “Dorothy Jeanne” by harpist Brandee Younger honoring Dorothy Ashby, listen here.
June 16 2015
1 Hopeful Rd. – Vintage Trouble’s first album for Blue Note Records – will be released worldwide on August 14. The album pre-order is underway now on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. Fans who pre-order 1 Hopeful Rd. digitally will instantly receive two tracks from the new album: the down home rhythm and blues stomper “Run Like The River” and “Doin’ What You Were Doin’,” a song that demonstrates the band’s gift for penning startlingly honest songs about matters of the heart. Doin’ What You Were Doin’ can be streamed on Spotify HERE. Special bundles including the album and exclusive merchandise can be pre-ordered HERE.
June 9 2015
Robert Glasper returns to his acclaimed acoustic Trio on his new album Covered (The Robert Glasper Trio recorded live at Capitol Studios), which can be streamed exclusively this week in the U.S. as part of the iTunes Radio First Play series ahead of the album’s June 16 release. Listen at iTunesRadio.com/RobertGlasper. Fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will receive two tracks right away; the Trio’s covers of Radiohead’s “The Reckoner” and Jhené Aiko’s “The Worst.” Watch video of Glasper’s Trio performing “The Worst” live at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles via The Fader.
June 3 2015
The Blue Note Jazz At Sea Sweepstakes presents the chance to win a Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing featuring a performance by Blue Note’s 75th Anniversary All-Star Band Our Point Of View! The grand prize includes a 7-night Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton aboard the October 29, 2015 sailing of Queen Mary 2. Enter before July 25 at www.hdtracks.com/jazzatsea [US-only]