March 16 2015
Marcus Miller will be appearing tonight on the Late Show With David Letterman sitting in with Paul Shaffer & The CBS Orchestra. Tune in to CBS tonight at 11:35/10:35c to hear Miller preview songs from his Blue Note debut Afrodeezia, which is available today in Europe and tomorrow March 17 in the U.S. Miller is currently on tour with shows this week in Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles, and has announced additional U.S. tour dates in June and September.
February 27 2015
Kendrick Scott Oracle, the acclaimed quintet led by drummer and composer Kendrick Scott, will release their Blue Note Records debut this summer. Next week Oracle will head out on a U.S. tour previewing the material from the new album, kicking off March 2 at Jazz Alley in Seattle and including stops in Scott’s hometown of Houston, as well as San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City.
February 26 2015
To commemorate over 75 years of Blue Note Records and a memorable year of collaborations together, Sonos presents the Sonos PLAY:1 Blue Note Limited Edition, their first-ever branded speaker which is Born In Blue. The speaker goes on sale March 5, find out more HERE.
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.