February 6 2017
Guitarist Nels Cline will be presenting the music from his acclaimed new Blue Note album Lovers live this Spring with a pair of West coast performances in Los Angeles (Royce Hall, April 8) and San Francisco (SFJAZZ, April 9). Visit nelscline.com/shows for ticket information. Watch the new visual companion to the song “Glad To Be Unhappy.”
February 3 2017
Multiple GRAMMY-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard has composed a sublime jazz score for The Comedian, the new movie starring Robert De Niro and Leslie Mann that was directed by Taylor Hackford and opens nationwide today. The album The Comedian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is available today digitally, and will be released on CD April 7th. The album can be downloaded, streamed, or pre-ordered on CD HERE.
February 1 2017
Trombone Shorty has signed with Blue Note Records and will make his debut for the iconic jazz label this April ahead of his appearance at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, where he has inherited the festival’s prestigious closing set in the legacy of great New Orleans artists like the Neville Brothers and Professor Longhair.
January 27 2017
José James has released “Closer,” the second single off his vibrant new album Love in a Time of Madness, which comes out February 24 and finds the singer reborn as a powerful voice in contemporary R&B. Moviegoers next month will find James making his screen debut with a performing role in the highly-anticipated sequel Fifty Shades Darker.