In jazz and blues, a blue note (also worried note) is a note sung or played at a slightly lower pitch than that of the major scale for expressive purposes.
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Jackie McLean - One Step Beyond One of the greatest Blue Note releases of all…
For the season: Chris Botti comes to the Blue Note; Freddy Cole to Birdland, and, on the 14th, Sting comes to Carnegie Hall.
Check out The Soul Rebels do an amazing "Uptown Funk" at the Blue Note, Tokyo (Japan) 8/18/15
Tito Jackson performs at the Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan on December 5th and 6th 2015 with two jam sessions per day... http…
Some Slovak Roma jazz, looks to me like really nice music.Finally: Live in Blue Note via
If you didn't see Trevor Hall and Will Evans at the Blue Note you were missing out!
I liked a video from Avishai Cohen - 'Feediop' Live at the Blue Note
People arriving for Gearbox Records and Disk Union original Blue Note jazz kissa
You CAN like soul jazz and be a Blue Note record collector:
Gorgeous new Charlie Haden-Gonzalo Rubalcaba duet album, "Tokyo Adagio," recorded in 2005 at the Blue Note in Tokyo.
don't think I can do that, don't listen to so much jazz these days, if I do its usually Miles, Keith Jarrett, or Blue Note
Suddenly remembering Blue Note in Taipei, Jazz Spot Intro in Tokyo. Next time it'll be New Orleans!
VIDEO: New York takes jazz to China. . Jazz has virtually disappeared in China, but now New York's Blue Note Jazz Club hopes to revive it.
Lucky to catch Grammy award winning brass band at Blue Note Jazz Club in Greenwich Village. Lots of hurricane jokes!
José' James, Eric Harland, Jason Moran and Reuben Rogers excelled tonight at the Blue Note
At the Blue Note for José James with Jason Moran on the piany. See you there.
Check this out from the young lion, Caleb Sean McCampbell. He'll be in Milano at the Blue Note with Stanley...
I might go to at Blue Note in Milan Mi, Italy - Sep 23
José James is at Blue Note (131 West Third Street) Sept. 22-27 at 8 and 10:30 p.m. via NYT Jazz Events
I might go to at Blue Note in New York, NY - Nov 16
Seu Jorge playing 10 nights at the Blue Note in February,
Explore the great Blue Note playlists on Jazz ht…
Explore the great Blue Note playlists on Jazz
Absolutely stunning Moleskine notebooks celebrating the anniversary of Blue Note to win here. ❤️🎶
It just seems like that type of show. I remember when Robert Glasper played at the Blue Note with Lupe Fiasco and Kanye West came out.
Dive into the deep Blue Note catalog of trumpeter on this playlist http…
Starting my Blue Note adventure with Kenny Dorham- Afro Cuban. A bit straight for my normal taste, some great players though.
Now up for pre-order from Underdog, the latest in the Blue Note reissue series: Freddie Hubbard, "Breaking Point"
"The one & only Dr. Lonnie Smith has come home to Blue Note & recently recorded a new album that will come out earl…
Hoxton square used to have Blue Note, now it is literally the worst place.
The Groove Baby Organ Trio gave us the Blue Note jazz treatment last year. This summer they lay the groove on thick with the 60s/70s funk.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Blue Note, the legendary New York jazz is coming to Beijing! next to Ti'anmen square, CHIASMUS d…
Blue Note act Lionel Loueke introduces himself to MusFlashTV
Listen to Blue Note: The '50s by Apple Music Jazz on // testing
Blue Note to open jazz club in China | via
Blue Note to open jazz club in China
Masterhand and Blake Burgess is the new line up this Saturday at Blue Note!
Debut CD by London-based jazz quartet has it roots in the Blue Note soul-jazz of the 1960s. Review:.
I'm the opposite. I saw Arturo Sandoval at Blue Note in 2002 and it was the best
Chilling with the Yellow Jacket Crew. Will Kennedy and Bob Mintzer after the gig at Blue Note! *bad…
Went to Blue Note and see various sets. Such as John Scofield, Brian Blade and Victor Wooten. They all played incredibly. I enjoyed so much.
A further 10 hrs of Blue Note has arrived - Music by and inspired by Coltrane and Holiday...
It's hard to beat the photographic & typographic goodness that Blue Note gave us | The 1500 series—jazz album covers
Some Dexter Gordon on Blue Note on a lazy Sunday night. Solid session with great trumpet work by…
Spin Donald Byrd & other classic Blue Note hits. This is the finest in jazz: ht…
Bruce Lundvall, former president and CEO of Blue Note Records, died on May 19. He was 79.:
On a completely different note, blue paper lanterns line the streets of IV in remembrance of lives taken too soon💙💙💙
Clever idea. We can only hope it isn't too little, too late. Climate change deniers take note!
Note: Masar has switched from a blue to an orange cast cover.
You may want to rethink that. 23rd is flooded & impassible.
Amazing album. I'm still trying to take it all in. It gets me strangely nostalgic for my Donald Byrd Blue Note albums.
Wristlet, Clutch, Purse for iPHONE or Samsung Note 4, light blue, buttons, Club bag
11:15 at Blue Ash, let's go out on a high note tomorrow
no! You must model a blue note jersey now.
A new favorite: Horace Silver's Blue Note Years Mix by on
On another note & look great in blue No 1 can take tht away from them More 4 http…
Robert Stephenson closes inning on high note, striking out last two batters. Blue Wahoos trail 2-0.
The Blue Note in Galway tonight was like nothing I've seen before.
So if Russia do win Eurovision tonight, Do take note that Russian TV censored Conchita out of their broadcast this evening.
Remembering Bruce Lundvall and his contributions to Blue Note Records
concert in just over an hour at Blue Note Studios! Hope to see some familiar faces in the audience! Atlanta, lets go!
When Breda came on the Six:One news, this person was like 'NO' @ Blue Note
Waiting for the final result... Oh what a night @ Blue Note
Happy Hour down at is poppin' off with DJ Requiem spinning classic funk & soul + Pepe's tacos + $3 cans from
The passing of the Blue Note torch from founder Alfred Lion to Bruce Lundvall at the 1985 Town Hall relaunch concert. …
Practicality bawling my eyes out in the Blue Note.
Looking forward to playing at The Blue Note tomorrow afternoon with sets at 11:30 and…
I've got blue eyes and fair skin, but my parents just always said "you're black".
Note: the black hole is not the one we would actually see. Doppler shift would make one side blue and the other red.
Francisco Mela trio at the Blue Note NYC this Monday 8and 10:30pm . Mela ,Valera , slavov.
Note to self: do not try and play Blue Monday in Vib Ribbon
Video: Electric Byrd is a jazz fusion album by Donald Byrd released on Blue Note in 1970.
A musical tribute to the Blue Note label tonight. Pete Clagett and Chris Milyo head this weekly ride through this...
No Olli Jokinen today. So we may never see him wear the Blue Note again.
Sun Bear is ready for his Blue Note Records debut!
Still vibrating from last night's show @ Blue Note (NYC) w Donald Harrison, Fred Wesley & Leo Nocentelli (wikipedia if you don't know)
tomorrow"s show is a Blue Note, Hammond-Modal, Nu-Jazz party!. Listen out, for Michael Cain, phoning in?...
...listening to Keith Jarrett's interpretation of Skylark...a lovely Blue Note recording...
At the Blue Note checking out Maceo after a grea Motown gig with Aaron Marcellus. Soul overload!! Looking...
Mcarrvocals sings at the Blue Note with the ensemble.
Roy Haynes celebrated his 90th birthday last night with TWO shows at the Blue Note in NYC (w/Pat Metheny).
Chilling on a Sunday with the great Sidney Bechet on Blue Note.
I added a video to a playlist Rick Danko & Paul Butterfield at Boulder's Blue Note
Hey look who stopped by, John Fullbright. That's fun. @ Blue Note
Thank you Blue Note for allowing her and John to make the album THEY wanted. Well deserved and so proud!
Love Jazz? Listen to this. Tune in to Blue Note - 75 Years of Jazz on
I saw her in 08 at the Blue Note. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a jazz show that can compare.
At the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club for my birthday 🎉 missing a few ppl in the pic.
Cruise operator partners with Blue Note to attract jazz lovers
Tonight is the night! SPANGLISH FLY takes over Blue Note Jazz Club! I'm stoked to return to the Blue Note stage-...
Blue Note. The finest in jazz since 1939
Johnny Griffin on Blue Note with Andy Warhol designed sleeve
Check out 'At the Blue Note: Duke Ellington, Aug 6, 1952' on Vimeo
Want to turn a friend on to jazz? Start w/ the greatest hits of the classic Blue Note catalog h…
Watching my bro Christian Scott kill it at the Blue Note! Playing the set after with Jonathan Powell..…
Pat Martino at the Blue Note last night...incredible! @ Blue Note Jazz Club, NY
Tuesday night at the Blue Note: Larry Coryell/Vic Juris Duo and Pat Martino Organ Trio. Awesome show. They're playing the rest of the week!
Concert at the mythical Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC:
Photos from the Ramsey Lewis quartet performance at the Blue Note in New York City. 50th Amniversary of Ramsey Lewis' In The Crowd album.
Lee Morgan with Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins. Sheer Blue Note brilliance from 1966.
This past summer I was super into all the Grant Green/Larry Young sides on Blue Note. Nothing this out there but *** great jazz.
continues the Jazz theme with Herbie Hancock's 'Cantaloupe Island' I could be hitting another Blue Note phase, like in the 80s.
I had a wonderful time with my Family, Friends and Staff at our Christmas Party at the Blue Note. .I never in life want to see another Long Island.ever
A new Blue Note podcast is up at Michael Cuscuna is your guide thru the catalog of Lee Morgan …
Tonight at the Blue Note in NYC with the Pat Metheny Unity Group. 8 and 10:30pm
Get down to Ace Hotel Shoreditch at 1730 tomorrow/Fri for a talk with Blue Note author Richard Havers+special guests
Blue Note: 75 years of the coolest visuals in jazz:.
One of my all-time favourites on Blue Note - Horace Silver and Song for My Father ♫
Here's a cool pic from the Blue Note the other night in NY from my buddy Greg Aiello...Thanks to my man David...
Blue Note show was beautiful!! I'd like to give a huge thanks to my band Warren Fields Eric Wheeler Joe Blaxx...
It's summer around here! Holy cow. If you're not at work in an office or school, I hope your work puts you outside. Maybe you're clearing your garden or raking leaves. Hope you have ncpr with you--I've got a jumpin' show planned for the Blue Note at 3 pm. It's a numbers show because we're watching the numbers this week at ncpr.org/give And, we're giving away an iPad Air 2 this evening so you want to be in touch with us. You might win. Why not? Thanks to all of you. You rock! Ellen
Great night out to see Lee Ritenour & my friend John Beasley killing it at the legendary Blue Note
Calling all Jazz vinyl hounds! A fantastically huge and choice used LP collection pressed in the late 1950s to the late 1960s hits the floor here at Amoeba SF this Saturday, October 11th. Expect true gems on Impulse, Blue Note, Verve, and Prestige from artists like John Coltrane, Shirley Scott, Dona…
ICYMI: Jamie Cullum covered Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead + more during his NYC gig at the Blue Note -
Having a great time in the Big Apple! Lady Liberty, 9/11 memorial, Chinatown, the Village, Jazz Clubs, Smalls, 55 Bar, Blue Note, Fat Cat, 42nd St, and today I'm taking a bike ride through Central Park!
Drummer Shelly Manne, Marian McPartland, and owner Frank Holzfeind at the Blue Note in Chicago
I'm glad I made the time to go see Joe Sample at Blue Note a few years back, when he was playing w/ Steve Gadd and the late Hiram Bullock.
Went down to the Blue Note in NYC Sunday night to see the Billy Cobham Spectrum 40 Band. Hard to overstate how...
Here at the Blue Note hanging with the great Billy Cobham and about to watch him throw down on drums..…
Im ji tired I had to perform as Ike and one of the Blue Notes (idk *** is a Blue Note)
quick bite on McDougal St in the village before Billy Cobham at the Blue Note tonight. First came here in mid 90's. Love it!!
Kenny's seeing Billy Cobham tonight at the Blue Note before he leaves for his honeymoon. Don't need to tell him to
The Flowdown TONIGHT at 12:30. Live at the Blue Note following Billy Cobham. Here's to your ears open.
Sometimes, Blue Note surprises you. Often, the Blue Note catalogue is predictable, especially in the '50s and ...
OH MY GOODNESS. Jon McLaughlin is also going to be performing at the Blue Note as well. Holy moly Batman. 😱
Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, McGriff started playing piano at the age of five and by his teens had also learned to play vibes, alto sax, drums and upright bass. His first group was as bassist in a piano trio. When he joined the United States Army, McGriff served as an MP during the Korean War and he later became a police officer in Philadelphia for two years. Music kept drawing McGriff's attention away from the police force. His childhood friend, organist Jimmy Smith, had begun earning a substantial reputation in jazz for his Blue Note Records (the two played together once in 1967) and McGriff became entranced by the organ sound while Richard "Groove" Holmes played at his sister's wedding. Holmes went on to become McGriff's teacher and friend and they recorded together on two occasions in 1973 for two Groove Merchant records. McGriff bought his first Hammond B-3 organ in 1956, spent six months learning the instrument, then studied at New York's Juilliard School. He also studied privately with M ...
The Kenny Wayne Shepard concert at the Blue Note is just ONE WEEK away! Get your tickets HERE:
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Catching up with Calvin Smith at the Blue Note in New York.
I am so Evansville, I remember the vinger factory, the old cut rate grocery store next to be Blue Note.
In honor of hearing that Richard King has sold the Blue Note (it's a good thing), anyone else remember who played opener at the new Note?
"The selection came almost entirely from the 1960s, when Blue Note was pioneering soul jazz and hard bop. There...
ALL CITY LADIES NIGHT! This Thursday at the Blue Note. $1 Moskato starting at 9pm. Come out ladies, this night is for you!
Just played: Stick out your Tongue - Elvis Costello and the Roots - Wise Up Ghost(Blue Note)
Last leg tonight with Hiromi Trio Project at the Blue Note, with Hiromi, Anthony Jackson, Simon Phillips...Check...
Tonight through Sunday, Hiromi Trio Project with Simon Phillips and Anthony Jackson at the Blue Note, CD...
Children of the Light extend Wayne Shorter's cosmic realm at the Blue Note: They’ve been floating free in Wayn...
Didn't catch and the Children of the Light Trio at Blue Note? Read Nate Chinen's review here!
Don’t miss Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as they celebrate 75 years of Blue Note on 26 Jun
Horace Silver (born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, September 2, 1928 – June 18, 2014) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Silver is known for his distinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contributions to hard bop. He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American music and sometimes ventured into the soul jazz genre. Contents 1 Early life and career 2 Blue Note years 3 Influences 4 Later years 5 Legacy 6 Discography 6.1 As leader 6.2 As sideman 7 References 8 External links Early life and career Silver was born on September 2, 1928, in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. His father, John Tavares Silva, was from the island of Maio in Cape Verde while his mother was born in New Canaan, Connecticut, and was of Irish-African descent. Silver began his career as a tenor saxophonist but later switched to piano. His tenor saxophone playing was highly influenced by Lester Young, and his pian ...
Hanging with the mighty Tony Levin after a great gig with the Buddy Rich Big Band at the Blue Note in Tokyo.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra celebrates 75th Blue Note anniversary with UK tour
Remember this guy and a photo of his Philly home 1511 N. 33rd St. property bought for $5,416 by John Coltrane. (1951?) John Coltrane, his mother, aunt and cousin arrived in Philadelphia from High Point, N.C., in 1943. Coltrane had studied the saxophone and clarinet while in high school in North Carolina. In Philadelphia, he worked at the Campbell Soup plant and a sugar refinery. Drafted in 1945, he played in the U.S. Navy Band. Coltrane toured with famed trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in 1950 and returned to Philadelphia in 1951, when he started hanging out in black clubs and attended Ornstein School of Music, formerly part of Combs College of Music in Chestnut Hill. Coltrane continued his classical studies on a scholarship during the day at the Granoff School of Music near 21st and Spruce. At night, he played rhythm and blues and jazz in such clubs as Zanzibar, the Downbeat and the Blue Note
JAZZTRAIN '75 Years of Blue Note Records' This Monday 9th June on the SourceFM. This weeks 'Jazz Train' is dedicated to the truly remarkable Blue Note Records label founded by Alfred Lion in 1939. Paddy will be playing tracks fromm an assortment of great recordings by Blue Note artists including Sidney Bechet, Albert Ammons, Horace Silver, Eric Dolphy. Donald Byrd, Art Blakey and a whole host of others. There are so many incredible recordings in the Blue Note catalogue that he's planning one more programme dedicated to celebrating the 75th year of Blue Note Records ! Thanks for listening and making us the most listened to SourceFM show last year ! JAZZ TRAIN is on the air every Monday evening from 7.30 to 9.30 Repeated on Sunday mornings from 9.00 to 11.00. To 'Listen again' you can now download podcasts from the SourceFM website Listen at 96.1FM or online at www.thesourcefm.co.uk KEEP LISTENING TO JAZZTRAIN;THERE' LOTS GOING ON
We're back!!! ThursDay night karaoke on Beale st. At the Blue Note! 341 Beale St.
NOTE ~ VINTAGE VANGUARD ~ Rashid "The Jazz Aficionado" Collection on Wax Hard bop and beyond In 1951 Blue Note issued their first vinyl 10" releases, and the label was soon recording new talent such as Horace Silver (who would stay with Blue Note for a quarter of a century), the Jazz Messengers (originally a collaboration, but soon to become Art Blakey's group), Milt Jackson (as the leader of what became the Modern Jazz Quartet) and Clifford Brown. Rudy Van Gelder recorded most Blue Note releases from 1953 until the late sixties, and his often-praised engineering was, in its own way, as important and revolutionary as the music. Another important difference between Blue Note and other independent labels (for example Prestige Records, who also employed Van Gelder) was that musicians were paid for rehearsal time prior to the recording session: this helped ensure a better end result on the record. Producer Bob Porter of Prestige Records once said that "The difference between Blue Note and Prestige is two d .. ...
6/7: kicks off our Blue Note shows for Festival!
The first Blue Note exclusive to indie stores release came out today! Marvin Gaye and Donald Byrd - pick one up before they're gone!
I would talk to you about jazz! I’ll start with this: I’m going to see Benny Golson at Blue Note tomorrow night.
Rudy Bird. Kenny Garrett group 13/05/2014 at Blue Note in milan. all picture at this link / tutte le immagini al...
Who? Rosanne Cash, with her husband John Leventhal and an occasional choir of greats. What? Her thirteenth studio album* (including the Germany-only eponymous release in 1978), through Blue Note. W...
Track 1 of Gordon's Blue Note "A Swingin' Affair" album, recorded at the Rudy Van Gelder Studios on August 29, 1962. Released in 1964. Dexter Gordon, tenor s...
I've been blessed to have had a lot accomplished through me. I didn't always know that I would...but I always knew that I could...because Beverly W. Hicks wouldn't let me think otherwise. The Apollo. The Sydney Opera House. Bonnaroo. Blue Note, Tokyo. Hollywood Bowl. The Ryman...among countless other places...they mean nothing in comparison to the first venue, my room, and my first fan, my mom. I'm nothing without who she has been to me. Thanks God...for her.
Are you a or fan? Head over to the Blue Note blog to read about the time Mr. Hamm spent in http…
No way. I feel I should personally apologize to Jon Hamm for all the spilled beer I left on the floor of the Blue Note in the early 90s.
I think a song sung at the Blue Note is well overdue.
We'll be SINGING tonight as Paws and Listen and Blue Note take the stage at 8pm. Beautifully talented ensembles from UK performing pop favorites as well as a mix of doo *** vocal jazz, and show tunes. Come in early for a delicious dinner and get serenaded by some of the best singers in Lexington! www.beetnik.com
Blue Note defines COOL. Do you know how many classics are on that label? D.C. celebration. via
At the Blue Note watching our brother and fellow CSB play to a sold out audience.
John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and Miles Davis only officially recorded one album each for Blue Note.
If you scroll to the bottom of this interview, there's a great playlist of highlights from the Blue Note label:
Blue Note: Jazz record label that showed love for the music gets some back at a D.C. celebration. via
App of the week: BlueNoteRecords - show cases the back catalogue of legendary Jazz label Blue Note.
Blue Note: A jazz record label that showed its love for the music will get some of it back. via
mom performed at the Blue Note. Jazz club tonight 👏 . Woman of may talents. So proud.
Richard and I were at the Cardinals game at Busch Stadium, and the Cards won! We we're not at the Blues game, and the Blue Note fell to a Blackhawks in overtime. Draw your own conclusions!
, folk, and country with a seasoning of jazz, her third album for Blue Note is the first where she's written (or collaborated on) all the ma
BLUE NOTE BASEBALL: Those of you who loved the legendary Blue Note jazz album covers of the 1950s and ‘60s, with photographs by Francis Wolff and designed by Reid Miles, will appreciate this gallery of faux covers courtesy of SBNation contributor Jim Baker. Brilliant!
I actually quite like a lot of jazz. The 1930s-50s Blue Note stuff in particular. But not what we can only call wine bar jazz.
The Filthy Six Bring Soulful Grooves to Martin's: Coming directly from the dusty grooves of an old Blue Note jazz...
Terrific Jazz Pianist coming to Grand Rapids, Michigan May 31! Ruslan is currently at the Blue Note!
Sat, 1937-04-24 On this date in 1937, Joe Henderson was born. He was an African American jazz saxophonist. From Lima, Ohio, Henderson's musical career started when he was a student at Kentucky State College and Wayne University in Detroit. After a two-year military stint from 1960 to 1962, he worked with Jack McDuff and Kenny Dorham before signing with Blue Note in 1963. There, he joined Horace Silver's quintet in 1964 for two years. Henderson's output for the label included Page One, Our Thing, and Mode For Joe, and yielded his classic compositions Recorda Me and Inner Urge. He was a sideman for many of the brightest artists of the era including Herbie Hancock and Andrew Hill. He briefly played with Miles Davis and with Blood, Sweat and Tears. He made recordings for the Milestone label in the '70s, when he relocated to San Francisco. His profile exploded in the '90s, thanks to several critically acclaimed recordings for Verve: Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn, So Near, So Far (Musings For Miles), ...
Almost to Dallas for the game!! Don't know how we are going to squeeze in The Goose, Taco Diner, Ernie's Chicken, Burger House, Highland Park Pharmacy, Bubba's, HP Cafeteria, Joe Willy's, Tolbert's, Chips, The Point, Texaco Lunch Box, Snuffers, Andrews, Mustang Donuts, Campese's, and Stan's Blue Note before the game!!!
would like to do an interview when they come to the Blue Note in Columbia, Mo.
: Musician of the Year, Midsize Ensemble of the Year, Record of the Year : Without a Net (Blue Note) En concert le 6/06.
In 24 hours me and hubby will be at the Blue Note waiting for Drive by truckers to rock out in Columbia MO!!
Ex. Blue Note(jazz club New York). Cotton Club . There is expected to be introduced into the system mid-and long-term.
Had fun with my girlfriend all weekend Blue Note friday Saturday Late night dinner in Coney island then hung out OOiled Gardens then hung around Sunday afternoon im tired!!
27 June: Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra with perform classics from the Blue Note catalogue
BORN TODAY APRIL 6th: (Don't forget to check out our ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC which is also on this site and LIKE/FOLLOW the AMERICANA MUSIC FOUNDATION to get your daily posts of daily history) 1926: Randy Weston, American jazz pianist, composer and jazzmaster. Weston has been the recipient of many international awards. In 2001 he received the Nation Endowment for the Arts (NEA) lifetime honor as a NEA Jazz Master, the highest US award in jazz. 1929: Arthur S. Taylor, Jr. (April 6, 1929 – February 6, 1995), American jazz drummer who "helped define the sound of modern jazz drumming" by elevating jazz into a fully improvisational art. He was one of the most sought-after drummers in the 1950's. Recording roughly 100 sessions between Blue Note and Prestige, the two most important independent jazz record labels of the 1950's and early 60's. His first professional work was with the trumpeter Howard McGhee in 1948. Taylor recorded or played with some of the great figures of the era, including Gene Ammons, Art B .. ...
SoNoLive! - Bobby Hutcherson Returns to Blue Note with Release of "Enjoy The View" on June 24th, 2014 | feat David...
What to do in Oklahoma on April 1, 2014: Hear John Moreland, Tyler Hopkins and Jake Morisse at the Blue Note
Buika (“BWEE-kah”) was born María Concepción Balboa Buika to parents who came to Spain from Equatorial Guinea as political exiles, They were the only black residents in one of Palma de Mallorca’s poor neighborhoods. She found a second home among the community of Gypsy families, finding in flamenco’s individualistic spirit a path to self-acceptance. Buika has emerged as a true innovator, a must-see artist among jazz aficionados. Her evident African roots and her cosmopolitanism, developed in clubs in Spain and Americanized during a surreal stint in Las Vegas as a Tina Turner impersonator, explain Buika’s rare self-possession. Buika is simply one of those rare and wonderful “one listen” artists. It’s a quality that struck the renowned filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, who cast her in The Skin I Live In, and jazz leged Chick Corea, who featured Buika as a special guest during an epic run at the Blue Note. On her new release, La Noche Más Larga, Buika moves beyond her Spanish language borders to ...
Ruslanpiano at the Blue Note with Stanley Clarke, April 22-27.
*LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD CONCERT SPOTLIGHT* NEA JAZZ MASTER CURTIS FULLER's Jamaican-born parents died when he was young; he was raised in an orphanage. While in Detroit he was a schoolfriend of Paul Chambers and Donald Byrd, and also knew Tommy Flanagan, Thad Jones and Milt Jackson. After army service between 1953 and 1955 (when he played in a band with Chambers and brothers Cannonball and Nat Adderley), Fuller joined the quintet of Yusef Lateef, another Detroit musician. In 1957 the quintet moved to New York, and Fuller recorded his first sessions as a leader for Prestige Records. Alfred Lion of Blue Note Records first heard him playing with Miles Davis in the late 1950s, and featured him as a sideman on record dates led by Sonny Clark and John Coltrane; Fuller's work on the latter's Blue Train album is probably his best known recorded performance. Fuller led four dates for Blue Note, though one of these, an album with Slide Hampton, was not issued for many years. Other sideman appearances over the n ...
Wayne Shorter talks about movies, comic books and his next Blue Note album. (from
Audio: Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band’s new album “Landmarks” will be released April 29 on Blue Note...
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my grandma is explaining the show "Resurrection" to me. Side note: blue eyes age into translucence p badass imo
Lost my awesome blue pen to finish these note cards 😭
Friday March 21st . Come on out to Club E 1550 NORTH RT. 59 NAPERVILE IL in Naperville, IL to help Pleasure Productions II break this dance floor off like steppers do so well. The club is absolutely positively beautiful and the only pc of this exciting puzzl... .e that will be missing on ...FRIDAY.. will be you. I guarantee you will have a great time. Hope to see you there. Music by your...very own musical engineer " The R". Now for those of you who want to hear "The R" prior to this set, you can hear him at The Blue Note every Thursday at 17th & Roosevelt, Broadview, IL with Triple Action, experience the growth of Pleasure Productions II and lets Step Into spring. Thank you in advance for all of your support
Wearing blue for MTCU all-staff meeting. Note to employer: we're very comfortable outside.
Oh hey, pro tip: If you go to the Blue Lagoon note that you can get in the water INSIDE the building and then go outside
Warning: don't get burned buying vintage Blue Note Vinyl online, Learn what..:
As I enjoyed a performance this weekend by visiting trumpeter Dominick Farinacci, it sparked memories of how strong the jazz scene has been in the Flathead for many decades. Although there’s been an up-tick in activity in recent years, the Golden Era may be behind us. The following is a list of notable artists who performed locally from the 1970s into the 2000s. Feast your eyes on the names of some of the most iconic musicians of the 20th Century (presented in a somewhat chronological order based on their local activity): Helen Humes, Dave Brubeck, George Shearing, Barbara Carroll, Stan Kenton, Ramon Lopez, Woody Herman, John Fedchock, Nat Adderley, Fred Raulson, Jack Walrath, Maynard Ferguson, Denis Diblasio, Buddy Rich, Bobby Hutcherson, Eddie Harris, Jack Sheldon, Emily Remler, Stan Mark, Paul McCandless, Richie Cole, Lew Tabakin, Kenny Burrell, Wynton Marsalis, Carmen Bradford, Charles Owens, Buddy Morrow, Carlos Guedes, Buddy Collette, Allen Vizzutti, Buddy DeFranco, Conte Condoli, Eddie Shaughness ...
Nugget. Egg roll. Strangers saying hello. Note to self. .
This guy started out doing low-scale performances at minor venues (to include the Blue Note) across the States. In little more than a year's time Tycho has achieved recognition across continents touring in Japan, Canada, and all over Europe. Awesome to hear this artist's "sound" develop into what it's become today. "Awake" to be leashed on March 18th--listen in!
Please note, if you are wearing blue eyeshadow I am probably judging you
I want to go see schoolboy q at the blue note.
Get your tickets now New York! There's limited seating at the Blue Note Jazz Club, NY and it's 12 days away. Reserve your seats here:
LISTEN TO LAST SATURDAY'S SHOW HERE: The Changing Same on XRAY.FM has gone international! Last weeks show was the best yet - the show got bumped up from one to two hours, and we had listeners from all over the world. Alana from Torino, Italy gave a shout, but most notably, Benton *** who was tuning in from Istanbul with his son. They jumped on board for my guided tour through the world of jazz, criss-crossing all of its genres and sub-genres, back and forth through time, as we touched on the fusion stylings of the late 70's (Terje Rypdal, Jack DeJohnette, Miroslav Vitous, Ornette Coleman), classic 60's recordings from Blue Note, Prestige, and Riverside (Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Mal Waldron, Red Garland), the hardcore 1940's & 30's swank from the men that literally paved the way to the what jazz is today (Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, and Lester Young), a 1924 recording from Bessie Smith, and the ground breaking avant garde scene that flipped music on its head that came out of NY and Chicago in ...
centering the brain around a single blue note, suspended oscillations of that moment when the heart tripped against the tongue in spasms of darkness and light, mirrors breaking in the skin like words crawling onto the ocean shore where God sits disguised as a sandpiper, eying the universe from the inside out, as if. The blue note, twisting in a series of harmonics across the curvature of the sky lifted the leaves of the tree into opalescent shimmering fractals, and the eye burst like a sundial against the night, carved by vagabonds whose feet are scented with winter dew, their eyes like purple nightingales fluttering through the song on wings made of whiskey and magic that the barroom cannot contain, there where the brain evolves into a daisy chain of superstitions verb after verb lighting the universe with the f ...
Jamaaladeen is honored and humbled to announce a very special addition to the line up of Celebrating Ornette Concert happening 3/21 at The Painted Bride. The Legendary vocalist Asha Puthli will be joining him singing a song from Ornette Coleman's Seminal Album Science Fiction. (Excerpt from her Bio) Asha Puthli is one of the most successful vocalists ever to come out of India. Perhaps best known for her stirring vocals on free jazz legend Ornette Coleman’s Science Fiction album, Asha is a cosmopolitan pioneer of jazz, funk, soul and electronic dance music who has recorded ten solo albums for labels like EMI and CBS/Sony. A quick glance at some of the artists with whom she has recorded, sung or shared the stage is a testament to her eclecticism: Alice Coltrane, Roy Ayers, Henry Threadgill, Grace Jones, Mirielle Mathieu, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Haden, Renato Zero, Barry White, Bill Laswell, Patti Smith, Nina Hagen, Don Cherry, Freddie Hubbard, and Django Reinhardt. Like her mentor Ornette Coleman, Asha Put ...
Nah, he was blue collar, a grinder. But Bader did note about some other kid 'he always has great hair.' was he dapper?
Another dope pic from the Electric Flurry event last friday at the BLUE NOTE
Take it to the Blue Note or do a Giant Step with $4 martini night from 9 PM to closing time and live jazz bands during Jazz Martini Night. Free. Live jazz starts at 9:30 PM with Josh Farmer, the Vanguard Combo, and Front Street Jazz. The Badlander bar also opens at 4 PM.
Please note that Air Canada Centre is where Raptors play. Rogers Centre: Blue Jays. Wrong commentary on broadcast.
Our is another chance to hear again our original w/ 'Standards' ►
Saskatoon's Soren Nissen and the OBE played at the prestigious Blue Note NYC last night.
Note to all future boyfriends: If I'm ever mad at you, just buy me blue Powerades and crunchy donuts and pick me a flower from your yard.
After Kansas' response, I hope they lose! On a side note, "blue hens are everywhere!" Was a great quote
Seeing Spyrogyra at the Blue Note! We do love our music. And all that jazz!
Tonight Cobalt Cranes @ The Blue Note Lounge in Oklahoma City, OK with and the Furs!
Columbia MO. eat awesome, walk out front door of Blue Note turn right 4 blocks down on right. h3115y3@
Michigan here we come! Our "Midwest-by-Midlife" Tour begins this Thursday, March 20, with a lunch time concert at the Livonia Public Library followed by an evening set at the Raven Cafe in Port Huron. On Friday night we'll perform at the Blue Note Cafe in Pontiac as part of the "Live! From the Living Room Acoustic Showcase" series, and the next night the Grand Rapids Folk Art Society will present us in the Wealthy Theatre Annex. We'll close out the tour with a Sunday afternoon set at the Union Coffee House & Cafe in Buchanan. We're looking forward to making some new friends along the trail : )
I had the best time at the blue note Tokyo!' Thanks to everyone who came, arigato. 6 shows in 3 days and loved every sec…
not that me and Catherine just slid in a 360 on Heidelberg road. note: I was driving big o'l blue.
For those asking what the note says, here you go 😃the blue part is revealed during the premiere 😉😉
Dont forget ab your Sunday evening plans down at party starts at 7.. im sure the game will be on.
Just so it's clear. I am wearing green tomorrow, not to support state, but because it's St. Patrick's day. On that note, go blue.
Al Harewood, a drummer who participated in many classic sessions for Blue Note recording artists in the 1950s and ’60s, and played with many other artists, died March 13. The cause and place of death were not reported. Harewood was 90.
We got a treat for you music fans! The Fractures are playing at the Blue Note this Thursday night! Get tix now!
Hope Glynn watching the Million at Thermal in her KP Keswicks. Note the blue ribbon…
Some people need to grow up?! On another note here's some to float around in LOL
Cats end conference season on a Blue note..
I briefly thought I saw a butterfly and smiled.. Then I realized it was a blue post it note in the wind. It's been winter for too long.
About to crank it up at the blue note grill in Durham! Bring tha noise
And just a note I dont care if is purple, green, or blue, moving like that at 6-9ish, he will be at leas…
Roses are red, Sherlock's scarf is blue, I'm leaving a note, isn't that what people do?
Note to self - first thing to do when I get to Bilbao - hurt Sandra :-P
March 29th at the Blue Note! We will be playing with Fox and Bored Wax!
We're on our way over to Oklahoma City to play the blue note lounge! Show starts at 7!!
The Blue Note, Galway. Best boozer anywhere, smiling faces everywhere love love love
Note to Gator fans wearing blue: No matter what your shirt says, when we're playing Kentucky, you look like an opposing fan
Eating blue velvet cake and watching my poop turn bright blue has been the highlight of my day.this is my suicide note.
Note the number of followers, and the fact that the blue checkmark is just a picture.
Go BLUE & GREEN LOL . NOTE: I got accepted to both U-M and MSU LOL
Need a break from midterms? Then you're in luck because are coming to this Wednesday night!
Working that night, but if I'm feeling saucy I might make my way in. Break a leg, though... love the Blue Note!
If you missed SXSW, no worries. You can get a taste of the action at the blue note tonight!
Had a blast playing at the Blue Note last night with the Outer Bridge Ensemble!
Get your tickets now for March 28th at The Blue Note! Tons of great music for the low price of $5. Hope to see you there!!
Ever dreamt of laying in a bath full of Cheetos? We know you have! Check out this preview of
Dear Blue Note, I invite you to discover my work... Thank you.
Note the blue behind Steve's boot, reflections from the silver fairing. Loved it.
Happy Sunday, everyone! I am back from a mini-vacation in Columbia, MO and St. Louis. I had the pleasure of shooting photos of Brett Dennen at The Blue Note on Thursday. Then, we took a trip to St. Louis for a small taste of its awesomeness. If you haven't gone to City Museum in St. Lou, you MUST check it out. Photos of all of our adventures to follow!
I wish I could!, I will be traveling next weekend, or I would join you!
Note to self: don't buy anymore blue jean button downs
Currently listening to trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire's new release on Blue Note. Had to install PLAY MPE (so many players on this machine).
This Thursday we'll be playing with Buffalo Rodeo, of the Kentucky herd, at Blue Note. You don't wanna miss it, we're going to be butt *** naked.
THANK YOU MIZZOU! We had a blast last Friday at The Blue Note!. Thanks to HODJ (on Instagram for this...
Brunch at Blue Note jazz bar, street performers in Washington sq park and a stroll through Greenwhich village. Nice :)
TWO GREAT show coming to Yoshi"s: FOR Immediate RELEASE Two of Jazz’s Best vocalists have back to back dates at Yoshi’s San Francisco Kurt Elling and Roberta Gambarini are not only great technical singers, but holders of the flame By Ken Vermes Although there a many jazz vocalists performing today, there are few that can claim the level of authority and technical achievement as Kurt Elling and Roberta Gambarini. And the chance to see these two back to back at San Francisco’s premier and intimate night club is a special occasion, to be celebrated by all who treasure the vocal arts. Each has a unique style and both have the ability to perform in the language of jazz. Both are extremely knowledgeable about the music and its history. And both singers are charismatic and powerful communicators and enthusiasts. Elling is from Chicago, and he is steeped in that city’s rich tradition of hard blowing music. His very first recording, “Close Your Eyes” on Blue Note Records, featured the Chicago tenor gre ...
One of our best Sunday playlists on stream now on Radio Red 88.0 FM and www.radiored.fm. Blue Note Trip tracks that are timeless and after midnight we continue with this weeks favorite classical composer Mr. Gustav Mahler. Stay tuned, iron your clothes, do the dishes or just stare at the ceiling, the soundtrack will do.
We played at the Blue Note in Yeosu last night. Best stage equipment I have heard in Korea.
Were you one of the unlucky few that missed the concert? Head over to the Blue Note blog to see a review! ht…
"you should seriously consider coming to perform at Whiskey Wild or The Blue Note in MO. Seriously!" YEAHHH!
Just found out .. uplifted .. q club. Is old blue note.. dont need my sat nav. Ok woo..
3 outstanding things about the second Blue Note movie, the 1985 concert: McCoy Tyner's piano solo on Sweet And Lovely; Woody Shaw's trumpet solo on Appointment In Ghana; The incredible tension of Tony Williams' drum accompaniment to Freddie Hubbard and Bobby Hutcherson.
Lots of good information as well as some missed opportunities in that Blue Note movie last night. But were you bugged at that snobby European guy who said that Americans think jazz is bordello music? And now I'll run down to the bordello to hear Miles Davis, Lee Konitz, John Lewis, etc.
Dukesoul - The Blue Note (Main Mix) If u are Deep, Soulful & Jazzy House DJ but u never played this one, there's something wrong with u!
The last 2 weeks have been a serious whirlwind of activity! Big THANKS to all the friends and fans who came out to support at the Blue Note in NYC and the Howard Theatre in Wash DC. !
Great morning with The Mighty Quinn & Emerson, first a little Jazz breakfast with the early Blue Note recordings of Monk. Then some of Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Party (Roger McGuinn, Taj Mahal, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, not to mention Pete himself). There is nothing like music.
LOTS of news and things are really beginning to happen... !!! Loan approved, (Awesome!) location scouting,(down to two terrific places-more soon!), meetings with the city, covering fees and securing permits! Wow, this has been a fast and furious week for BLUE NOTE and we will keep you up to date on all the happenings. We are so glad you are here and we are together on this great adventure! Thank you Blue Note Fans!
John and Henry at Blue Note Jazz Club. We also went to a hole in the wall club called Smalls correctly named to listen to a jam session. Then to Village Vanguard to hear the great drummer Al Foster and his quartet. The pics of the buildings are from Greenwich Village.
Saint Patrick's Day celebration, Corned Beef dinner only $4.00 starting at aprox. 3pm today,great food, great drinks, great people. come down for Celley's famous Saint Patricks Day Celebration. Party into the night at The "Blue Note" Revival Blues Jam with The Joe Mack Band as your host, starting at 7pm. see you all there. Lets Keep the Music Alive!!!
Ruslan Sirota with Stanley Clarke and Lenny White at the Blue Note in NYC April 22- 27.
Sittin at the Blue Note about to see Roy Haynes and Ron Carter then John Mayer and Pino Palladino come in and sit a few ta…
Truth - Elvin Jones Jazz Machine Album - The Truth: Heard Live at the Blue Note
Since I love music and I love to travel, I don't mind driving a few hours to see a band once in a while. Maybe you're like that too, and maybe the notion sounds even more attractive if you have someone to share travel expenses with. With that in mind, I had this crazy idea to check out the upcoming tour dates for bands that have new records out (or coming out) but are bypassing St. Louis. Turns out almost everyone who's anyone is playing Chicago (duh) or someplace even closer. SO...this project is for everyone who's ever found out someone they knew would've gone to that out-of-town show too--if they'd only had someone to go with! I might be thinking about going to some of these shows myself; some of them aren't my cup of tea but I thought I'd throw 'em out there in case I happened to have two (or more) friends that wouldn't mind carpooling to the Blue Note or the Empty Bottle or the Vogue or wherever. Without further ado, here are a bunch of bands that (mostly) aren't coming to St. Louis, along with the d ...
LAST ONE FOLKS I SWEAR, but it's a biggie... Bryan Vargas & Ya Está fun facts & events that I am forever proud of: - playing the Knit's Texaco New York Jazz Fest in 1998! (I was only 22!) - opening for Johnny Pacheco at Celebrate Brooklyn in 2000 - opening for Orchestra Baobab at Central Park Summerstage 2003 - opening for Oscar D'Leon at SOBs 2004 (?) - touring Germany in 2007 - headlining Lula Lounge in Toronto for two nights in 200? - playing the Blue Note (Hi Georgie!) - playing every room at the TriBeCa Knitting Factory at least 4 times - playing Knitting Factory owner Michael Dorf's Birthday Party - playing Vassar College NINE TIMES!!! - playing AIDS Walk 2002 - opening for David Johansen - playing CMJ three years in a row (hmm. proud? ashamed? not sure...) - playing the Copacabana as the house band for the Latino Commission on AIDS Gala, two years in a row - headlining the World Music Stage at Floyd Fest (way less prestigious than it sounds) - pushing the van and getting covered in mud at Floyd Fe ...
Compilado por Dean Rudland, el sexto volumen de esta exitosa serie, 4 años después de la última entrega. RKX045 Dean Rudland pres: Let's BOOGALOO vol.6 Deep Funk, Northern Soul & Latin Jazz en El Barrio. Release Date 17 February (LP - CD - Digi and Ltd edition 45). Pre-order now the LP + ltd edtion 45 on Bandcamp After 4 years in the making finally a new chapter of RK's premier collection Let's BOOGALOO sees the light. This time legendary compiler Dean Rudland, who is responsible of dozens of wicked compilations on BGP, Kent and Blue Note, digs deep into - mythical NYC latin boogaloo producer - Bobby Marin's catalogue to bring you an explosive collection of (northern) soul, deep funk and latin jazz tunes from Spanish Harlem aka El Barrio. Most of the tracks that are featured in this new volume arrive straight from Bobby Marin, Bobby has been one of the main contributors and a leading figure behind the latin Boogaloo movement in the mid 60s in New York producing and working close together with stars suc ...
At a live music / open mic venue in new jersey.. Have been months since i have been at a bar /restaurant live music venue, with the exception of the famous Blue Note last week with Maceo Parker.. With my good buddy Christine Marie, who will be singing soon.. Its rare these days for me being out let alone this late.. Amazing i only have hearing in one ear, due to an acoustic neuroma tumor i had removed in 2005 and it is SO loud in here with just one ear i cant believe it!!! I need one ear plug!!
The Other side of JAZZ with CHUCK STEVENS from NY Present: Colby dela Calzada - bass Elhmir Saison - keyboard Paul Matcott - drums feat: Chuck Stevens - guitar ***Chuck Stevens is a New York based jazz guitar player. He is a graduate of Jazz guitar performance from Rutgers University specializing in solo guitar and singer accompaniment. he was a semi-finalist at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Guitar Competition in 2005. Chuck had played in top New York jazz clubs such as Blue Note, Smoke and Smalls and had participated in International Jazz festivals. He is here in manila for a visit as he is married to a Filipina. Free Valet Parking For Information 02 4081852 Makati Avenue, Manila, Philippines Makati Avenue, Manila, Philippines View Map · Get Directions
Takuya Kuroda - Rising Son (2014) Tracklist: 1. Rising Son 2. Afro Blues 3. Piri Piri 4. Mala 5. Everybody Loves The Sunshine 6. Green and Gold 7. Sometime, Somewhere, Somehow 8. Call 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 helm that remarkable band which features keyboardist Kris Bowers, electric bassist Solomon Dorsey, drummer Nate Smith, and trombonist Corey King. James mostly stayed on the other side of the glass in the producer s chair except for a hypnotic version of the Roy Ayers classic Everybody Loves The Sunshine to which he lends his captivating baritone. The imaginative guitarist Lionel Loueke also contributes a bluesy, percussive solo to one of the album s standout tracks Afro Blues. No one sounds like Takuya, says James. His tone, warmth and most of all his storytelling have inspired me for years. His writing is soul ...
Lee Morgan Sextet (also known as Lee Morgan Volume 2: Sextet) is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1957. It was recorded on December 2, 1956 and features performances by Morgan, Hank Mobley, Kenny Rodgers, Horace Silver, Paul Chambers and Charlie Persip. The Al...
Mike Milbury is truly an *** He calls the guy who went 6-8 in the shootout to take the USE to victory over Russia in hockey DAVID OSHIE!!! WHAT A TOOL. I guess all those hockey players look alike, huh? I salute TJ Oshie for representing the Blue Note!
GRACHAN MONCUR III (Trombone) "New Africa (1969) - One Morning I Woke Up Very Early (1969) AMG Artist Biography by Scott Yanow One of the first trombonists to explore free jazz, Grachan Moncur III is still best-known for his pair of innovative Blue Note albums (1963-1964) that also featured Lee Morgan and Jackie McLean on the first session and Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock on the later date. The son of bassist Grachan Moncur II, who played with the Savoy Sultans during 1937-1945, Grachan III started on trombone when he was 11. He toured with Ray Charles (1959-1962), was with the Jazztet (1962), and in 1963, played advanced jazz with Jackie McLean. Moncur toured with Sonny Rollins (1964) and played and recorded with Marion Brown, Joe Henderson, and Archie Shepp, matching up with fellow trombonist Roswell Rudd in the latter group. He also was part of the cooperative band 360 Degree Music Experience with Beaver Harris. Grachan Moncur, who has also recorded as a leader for BYG (1969) and JCOA (1974), cont ...
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Owner of a direct, lightly swinging, somewhat plain-wrapped tone that fit right in with the Blue Note label's hard bop ethos of the 1960s, Blue Mitchell tend...
The inaugural Beatles performance in the U.S. isn't the only major musical event marking a 50th anniversary in February. Feb. 15 is the 50th anniversary of the recording of "Search for the New Land," the greatest album by the late jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan. The music recorded on that day in a New Jersey studio was the culmination of Morgan's skills and displayed that he had made a full comeback from one of his too-frequent bouts of drug addiction. Morgan got the music on tape for posterity just in time, because he didn't have long to live. Morgan was one of the fiery young trumpeters to emerge from the era where hard bebop had coalesced from a 1950's novelty to a mainstream form of jazz. Morgan was a rising star in the 1960's and to exhibit his talent, jazz record label Blue Note set him up for an all-star matchup. Blue Note producer Alfred Lion combined Morgan with two veterans of touring with Miles Davis - saxophonist Wayne Shorter, who was still on tenor sax, just before his move to soprano - and pian ...
Everette Harp (born August 17, 1961, in Houston, Texas) is an American blues, jazz and gospel saxophonist who has recorded on Blue Note and Capitol Records. Harp's 2006 album, In the Moment, debuted in the number one position of Billboard’s Contemporary . Everette Harp started playing piano at two, and began practicing saxophone at the age of four. The youngest of the eight children of a minister, gospel music was one of Harp's earliest influences. Harp started playing jazz in high school, and graduated from North Texas State University with a music major in the early 1980s. While there he joined Phi Beta Sigma. Working as an accountant for a short time, Harp played in local Houston bands, most notably a local jazz/funk group called The Franchise, which released its own album locally, which included the first recording of Harp's "There's Always Hope" in 1987. Harp moved to Los Angeles in 1988. He immediately toured briefly with Teena Marie, and then internationally with Anita Baker. In 1992, Harp ...
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Forget February's Freeze! Warm up with friends at the Blue Note for an afternoon of enlightening and inspiring films. It's the traveling Wild & Scenic Film Festival, and it's our annual friend and fundraiser for Missouri River Relief.
Anna goes to see Grammy nominated jazz musician Christian Scott play at the Blue Note in NYC! Read her review of the gig, filled with lovely photos and a killer interview!
Met him in New York, Blue Note, 1976 (age: 21 yrs.); and met him again in San Juan, Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest, 2013 (age: 59 yrs.). Give you a hint: "Lonnie's Lament" (1964, John Coltrane). --- Juan.
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