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The healing jazz of South African pianist Nduduzo Makhathini
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The healing jazz of South African pianist Nduduzo Makhathini

South African Jazz musician Nduduzo Malhathini is about to release his tenth album In the Spirit of Ntu, which marks the launch of the Blue Note Africa label. Conceived to promote African jazz artists, the […]

Blue Lab Beats include Fela Kuti on “Motherland Journey”
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Blue Lab Beats include Fela Kuti on “Motherland Journey”

The London-based duo unveil the title track to their upcoming Blue Note-published album, recorded in Ghana with notorious producer, Killbeatz.  Co-written in Accra with KillBeatz during a late night production session, “Motherland Journey” uses the […]

Blue Note Records unearths unreleased recording of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messenger
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Blue Note Records unearths unreleased recording of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messenger’s First Flight To Tokyo

The legendary jazz label is releasing First Flight to Tokyo for the first time, a live recording of the legendary group drummer captured at Hibiya Public Hall in Tokyo on January 14, 1961. First Flight […]

Blue Note goes to Africa
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Blue Note goes to Africa

The story of how the iconic label and its roster embraced newly independent Africa in the 1960’s. From Ghana to Nigeria and on to Tanzania via Art Blakey, Lee Morgan and McCoy Tyner

Blue Lab Beats and Ghetto Boy reunited by afrobeats on single
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Blue Lab Beats and Ghetto Boy reunited by afrobeats on single

The British duo joins forces with the Ghanaian star on new single “Blow You Away (Delilah),” ahead of Blue Lab Beats’ new EP We Will Rise, to be released on April 9. Increasingly popular in […]

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Keith Jarrett, a retirement in tatters
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Keith Jarrett, a retirement in tatters

Having suffered from two strokes, the virtuoso pianist may never again return to the stages that gave birth to his legend, and where he redefined the art of improvisational jazz.

Jorja Smith covers St Germain’s “Rose Rouge” for new Blue Note compilation
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Jorja Smith covers St Germain's “Rose Rouge” for new Blue Note compilation

Jorja Smith’s new cover is part of Blue Note Records’ upcoming compilation Bluenote Re:imgained due out this September. “Blue Note Reimagined” is the name of the next project launched by Blue Note. A project of […]

Ambrose Akinmusire announces his fifth album on Blue Note
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Ambrose Akinmusire announces his fifth album on Blue Note

An arresting new quartet album that denounces the injustices against African-Americans in the United States. Born in Oakland, California, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire presents On the Tender Spot of Every Calloused Moment, a fifth album that […]