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).
April 21 2017
Blue Note Records has announced the May 19 digital release of Tony Allen’s new EP, A Tribute to Art Blakey. On the 4-track EP the legendary Nigerian drummer and Afrobeat pioneer best known for his work with Fela Kuti pays tribute to his longstanding idol, the American jazz drummer and Blue Note legend Art Blakey.