September 8 2017
Our Point of View is the debut recording from the Blue Note All-Stars, a supergroup featuring Ambrose Akinmusire, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Lionel Loueke, Kendrick Scott, and Marcus Strickland, plus special guest appearance by Blue Note legends Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock. The album is dedicated to the memory of beloved longtime Blue Note President Bruce Lundvall.
September 1 2017
September 22, 2017 will finally see the release of Get What You Deserve, the mesmerizing new album from legendary vocalist Sweet Pea Atkinson. A jovial blend of Blues, R&B, Soul, Funk and more, Get What You Deserve will be released on Blue Note Records and will be accompanied by tour dates across the U.S. this Fall. The lead track “Are You Lonely For Me Baby” is available now to stream, download, or receive immediately with album pre-order.
September 1 2017
On October 27, 2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter will release his 3rd Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to his idol, Nat King Cole. With the help of 6-time GRAMMY-winning arranger Vince Mendoza, the London Studio Orchestra, a core band featuring pianist Christian Sands, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Ulysses Owens, and special guest trumpeter Terence Blanchard on two tracks, Porter revisits some of Cole’s most cherished classics such as “Mona Lisa,” “L-O-V-E,” “Nature Boy,” “The Christmas Song,” and the lead track “Smile”
August 11 2017
After being named one of The New York Times’ “12 Notable Acts” at the 2017 South by Southwest Music Festival, GoGo Penguin have announced a long-awaited North American tour for this Fall. The UK trio—drummer Rob Turner, double bassist Nick Blacka and pianist Chris Illingworth—kicks off their tour September 6 in Boulder, CO, and makes stops along the West Coast, Midwest, and East Coast before concluding with two NYC shows.