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September 5 2014

As Blue Note Records continues to celebrate 75 years of The Finest In Jazz throughout 2014, the legendary jazz label is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with Sonos, an innovator in wireless home audio products that let you stream all your favorite music, including some of the greats from the Blue Note archives, to any room in your home in high fidelity sound. Together, we believe in the experience of listening out loud to capture the energy and passion behind some of the most legendary jazz sounds captured over the last 75 years. The partnership – which launches today with a dedicated Blue Note Channel on the Sonos system – will also include a one-of-a-kind Blue Note exhibition at the Sonos Studio in Los Angeles, artist performances, and more exciting news to be announced in the near future. Visit sonos.com for more information.

August 19 2014

Ain’t Misbehavin’” – the first single from Jason Moran‘s new album All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller, a collaboration with the vocalist Meshell Ndegeocello that recasts the music of the legendary jazz entertainer Fats Waller as a modern dance party – has premiered today on Okayplayer and Revive Music. The single is available now through all digital retailers and streaming services. The album – which was produced by Ndegeocello and Blue Note Records president Don Was – will be released September 16 and is available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon.

August 7 2014

On September 30, the newly reactivated impulse! label will release Charlie Haden-Jim Hall, a previously-unreleased recording of a stunning duo performance by these two recently departed masters at the 1990 Montreal International Jazz Festival.  impulse! is a division of Universal Music France which is distributed by Blue Note Records in the U.S.

July 22 2014

Blue Note Records proudly presents the Blue Note 75 app – a ground-breaking new app available exclusively for iPad that celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the legendary jazz label which has represented The Finest In Jazz Since 1939. Now available exclusively on the App Store, the app presents a new digital format – developed in partnership with the London-based digital music and creative technology agency playDEF music – which allows users to play owned Blue Note music in-app or directly purchase music including albums Mastered for iTunes available via Blue Note’s dedicated global iTunes destination: iTunes.com/BlueNote. Watch the introductory video HERE. Read more at http://playdef.bluenote.com/