September 19 2016
Norah Jones stunning new album Day Breaks is being hailed as one of the most highly-anticipated releases of the season. Norah graced the cover of Sunday’s New York Times Arts & Leisure with the New Season feature Norah Jones Returns to Her Jazz Roots. This summer Norah became only the fourth artist in history to perform at both the Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival in the same year, and Norah’s Jazz Festival appearance gave them their first sold-out audience in over 25 years. Watch Norah perform a thrilling version of the Day Breaks single “Flipside” live at Newport Jazz Festival.
September 12 2016
Norah Jones has released “Flipside,” a kinetic new single from her stunning sixth solo album Day Breaks, which arrives October 7 on Blue Note Records. The album 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 on a 12-song set featuring jazz luminaries including her Blue Note label mates saxophonist Wayne Shorter, organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, and drummer Brian Blade.
September 9 2016
Robert Glasper Experiment has released “Thinkin Bout You,” the funky third single from the groundbreaking, GRAMMY-winning band’s new album ArtScience (Blue Note), which comes out September 16. The track features Glasper himself stepping out to deliver the song’s lead vocal. “Thinkin Bout You” is available today on streaming services, and fans who pre-order ArtScience on iTunes will receive the singles “Thinkin Bout You,” “Day to Day” and “Find You” instantly.
August 25 2016
We're deeply saddened by the loss of another Blue Note legend, the great recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder, who has passed away at age 91. Rudy was as vital a part of the "Blue Note Sound" as the incredible musicians he recorded, and his importance to the legacy of jazz cannot be overstated.