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.
April 24 2017
Trombone Shorty has released “No Good Time,” the third single from Parking Lot Symphony, and announced an extensive Fall headline tour that kicks off September 14 at ACL Live in Austin, Texas, and includes two nights at Terminal 5 in New York City (October 13-14).