August 12 2016
Robert Glasper Experiment has released “Find You,” the powerful first single from the groundbreaking, GRAMMY-winning band’s new album ArtScience (Blue Note). The eclectic album finds the Experiment getting down to its essence, with each of the band members—keyboardist Robert Glasper, saxophonist and vocalist Casey Benjamin, bassist Derrick Hodge, and drummer Mark Colenburg—delivering the vocals and sharing in the production and songwriting on the album.
August 5 2016
Norah Jones has announced the October 7 global release of Day Breaks (Blue Note Records), her stunning sixth solo album which is a kindred spirit to the singer’s breakout debut Come Away With Me and finds the 9-time GRAMMY-winner returning to the piano and her roots. The album features jazz luminaries including her Blue Note label mates saxophonist Wayne Shorter, organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, and drummer Brian Blade on a 12-song set that presents 9 new originals alongside covers of songs by Horace Silver, Duke Ellington and Neil Young. Watch the video for "Carry On," the album's first single which features Norah’s signature piano sound.
August 1 2016
On August 26, Derrick Hodge will release The Second, his sophomore album for Blue Note Records which finds the 2-time GRAMMY-winner taking on the roles of producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist to present a singular vision. The Second is available for pre-order now on CD or digital download. Fans who pre-order the download will immediately receive the title track which is also available as a single on streaming services. Listen to the “The Second” HERE.
July 15 2016
On July 29, Joe Lovano will add the 25th album to his remarkable Blue Note catalog with the release of Classic! Live At Newport. The pre-order for the album launched today on iTunes along with the release of the lead track “Big Ben” which can be streamed on our exclusive Apple Music playlist Blue Note Live! Recorded on August 14, 2005 at the Newport Jazz Festival, the album captures the Joe Lovano Quartet featuring a then 87-year-old piano legend Hank Jones, as well as bassist George Mraz, and drummer Lewis Nash. Classic! is dedicated to the memory of both Jones and longtime Blue Note president Bruce Lundvall.