February 24 2015
Ten years after making his Blue Note debut, and following two GRAMMY-winning volumes of his critically and commercially successful R&B-oriented Black Radio albums, Robert Glasper has announced a return to his acclaimed acoustic jazz trio for his new album, Covered (The Robert Glasper Trio recorded live at Capitol Studios), which will be released June 16 on Blue Note Records. Glasper's 2009 album Double Booked, which was divided between his Trio and Experiment bands, was also reissued on vinyl today as part of our on-going 75th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue series.
February 17 2015
Bassist/composer Marcus Miller has signed to Universal Jazz & Classics in France and will make his debut for Blue Note Records next month with the release of his new album Afrodeezia, which will be available March 16 in Europe and March 17 in the U.S. The album’s lead single “Hylife” is available today across all digital retailers and streaming services. Miller has also announced select shows around the album’s March release in Chicago, Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles.
February 8 2015
Rosanne Cash won three GRAMMY Awards today to become one of the top winning artists at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Her acclaimed album The River & The Thread won for Best Americana Album while the song “A Feather’s Not A Bird,” which she co-wrote with John Leventhal, won for both Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song.
February 3 2015
Cunard and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records are proud to announce an exciting entertainment partnership, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on October 29, 2015. Guests onboard will embark on a very special Transatlantic Crossing, featuring intimate jazz performances by Blue Note Records artists. The ship’s maiden voyage will feature the Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary All Star Band, Our Point of View, formed for the label’s milestone anniversary in 2014.