A killer lost album from the early days of Blue Note – the original 10″ LP! Urbie Green‘s normally a snoozer to us, but this beautiful set of modernist bop tracks has him leading a [More]
Ascendant trumpeter and composer Takuya Kuroda makes his Blue Note debut with the release of Rising Son, which was produced by José James. Kuroda, who is best known for his inspired presence in James’ band, steps forth here to [More]
Cornbread is a jazz album by trumpeter Lee Morgan, released on the Blue Note label in 1967. It features performances by Morgan, Herbie Hancock, Billy Higgins, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley and Larry Ridley. AllMusic Review [More]
Speak Like a Child is the sixth album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded and released by Blue Note Records in 1968. Featuring Hancock’s arrangements for an unusual front line of alto flute, bass [More]
Soul Samba (aka Bossa Nova Soul Samba) is an album by American saxophonist Ike Quebec recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label. It was Quebec’s final recording before his death in January [More]
6 Pieces of Silver is a studio album by jazz pianist Horace Silver released on the Blue Note label in 1957 featuring performances by Silver with Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Doug Watkins and Louis Hayes. [More]
Page One is the debut release by American jazz tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson. It features some of Henderson’s most well-known pieces such as “Recorda Me,” later to become a jazz standard, and “Out of the [More]
Hank Mobley with Donald Byrd and Lee Morgan (also known as Hank Mobley Sextet) is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1540. It was [More]
Saudade is an album by Brazilian composer Moacir Santos recorded in 1974 and released on the Blue Note label. Track listing: “Early Morning Love” (Santos, Yanna Cotti) – 3:25 “A Saudade Matta a Gente” (Antonio [More]
Cliff Craft is an album by American jazz saxophonist Cliff Jordan featuring performances recorded in 1957 and released on the Blue Note label. AllMusic Review by Lee Bloom: Happily, Blue Note Records and Michael Cuscuna [More]