“Takin’ Off is the debut album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released in 1962 by Blue Note Records. The recording session features Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. The album is [More]
The Natural Soul is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in 1962 and performed by Donaldson with Grant Green, Tommy Turrentine, Big John Patton, and Ben Dixon. “The [More]
Street of Dreams is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label. “Grant Green’s second session with organist Larry Young, Street of Dreams [More]
Search for the New Land is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan. A set with a group of regular Blue Note sidemen, Search for the New Land was recorded before The Sidewinder was released [More]
Genius of Modern Music is the name given to at least four different compilation albums by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk. Each version comprises some of Monk’s first recordings as band leader for Blue Note, recorded [More]
Dippin’ is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1966. “Dippin’ is one of Hank Mobley’s finer moments, even considering that his entire Blue Note catalog is masterful, [More]
Sonic Boom is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, recorded on April 14 and 28, 1967 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1979. The 2003 CD reissue added seven tracks recorded [More]
Fancy Free is an album by jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd that was recorded in 1969 and released by Blue Note Records during the following year. “1969’s Fancy Free marked the beginning of Donald Byrd’s move [More]
Black Orchid is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label. “Between 1958 and 1962, the Three Sounds were one of the most [More]
Introducing Kenny Cox is the debut album by American jazz pianist Kenny Cox featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the Blue Note label. “Originally released in 1968, Introducing Kenny Cox and the Contemporary [More]