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  1. PERFORMANCE: Chihiro Yamanaka at San Jose Jazz Summer FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | All About Jazz

    The new Chihiro Yamanaka CD, Syncopation Hazard , released in July, 2015, is her second CD on Blue Note Records, following her 2014 Blue Note debut, Somethin' Blue . Trio will perform August 8, 2015 at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest in San Jose , CA, and will precede the festival appearance with an August 6 concert at Don Quixote's International Music Hall in Felton, CA.

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  2. Marcus Strickland & Christie Dashiell's Jazz Cover of Janet Jackson's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Billboard

    On the first single from Supreme Sonacy , a compilation album by the legendary Blue Note Records and New York fixture Revive Music, saxophonist/clarinetist Marcus Strickland and vocalist Christie Dashiell beautifully cover "Let's Wait Awhile," a laid-back classic from Janet Jackson's landmark 1986 Control album. With some help from an all-star lineup, including Christian Sands , Keyon Harrold , Kyle Miles and Charles Haynes , the two rising jazz stars give the song a neo-soul remix, complete with a J Dilla -inspired backbeat and Strickland's buzzy bass clarinet playing off Dashiell's floating vocals.

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  3. Coltrane Quartet, PHANTOM Cast and More Set for Birdland's July 2015 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    He may bear the name of jazz royalty, but saxophonist Ravi Coltrane , the son of American icons -- saxophonist John Coltrane and pianist Alice Coltrane -- "blows an original and distinctly modern strain of jazz, distilling but never seeking to imitate his family's adventurous improvising spirits" . His latest Blue Note Records CD, "Spirit Fiction," produced by label mate and fellow saxophonist Joe Lovano features, "...an abundance of emotion and sensual detail, most of it expressed gently, with the confidence -- and authority -- of a veteran bandleader."

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  4. Natalie Cole to headline jazz-themed cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Daily Echo

    ... posthumous pairings and renditions of his most popular songs. "Her presence and talent, together with Blue Note Records' highly acclaimed musicians, will make this transatlantic crossing really special for our guests." Other legendary musicians who ...

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  5. Natalie Cole to join Cunard's Blue Note jazz cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... songs. "Cunard is very pleased to host Natalie Cole onboard Queen Mary 2. Her presence, together with Blue Note Records' talented musicians, will be a real treat for our guests," says Richard Meadows, president, Cunard, North America. "We believe ...

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  6. Blue Note President Don Was on the Future of JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... but it takes a certain kind of mindset to be open to the possibilities presented by the modern world. Blue Note Records President Don Was has just such a mindset. Over his long and varied career, Was (born Donald Fagenson) has cultivated an outlook ...

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  7. Singing sensation Natalie Cole to headline jazz cruise aboard Cunard Queen Mary2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... release. "Cunard is very pleased to host Natalie Cole on board Queen Ma ry 2. Her presence, together with Blue Note Records' talented musicians, will be a real treat for our guests," states Richard Meadows, president, Cunard, North America. "We ...

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  8. Get into the Groove 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    ... win over a crowd, though booking agents and label execs have a hard time finding a place to put them. "Blue Note Records told us we aren't jazzy enough for jazz and not funky enough for funk," Diaz says. "We aren't sellable for major record labels, ...

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  9. Obituary: NYC Street Photographer Harold Feinstein, 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Photo District News

    ... League at 17, exhibited work at Helen Gee's Limelight Gallery and even did design work for the jazz label Blue Note Records. Feinstein was also an original inhabitant of the downtown Manhattan "Jazz Loft" that his longtime collaborator W. Eugene ...

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  10. Barbara Carroll, Ravi Coltrane Quartet & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... distilling but never seeking to imitate his family's adventurous improvising spirits" (NPR). His latest Blue Note Records CD, "Spirit Fiction," produced by label mate and fellow saxophonist Joe Lovano features, "...an abundance of emotion and ...

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  11. Jamie Cullum, piano man for the new millenniumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... after playing to Billy Joel's sold-out hometown crowd, Cullum sat down at the offices of his new label, Blue Note Records, The last time you spoke to Keyboard in 2010, it was in support of your album The Pursuit , which was a modern melding of pop ...

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  12. Walker Art CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | City Pages

    ... rt Glasper were high school friends in Houston. Going on two decades later, both are signed to prestigious Blue Note Records, and are cutting-edge contemporary jazz pianists, equally steeped in jazz trad...

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  13. Coltrane Quartet, PHANTOM Cast and More Set for Birdland's July 2015 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    He may bear the name of jazz royalty, but saxophonist Ravi Coltrane , the son of American icons -- saxophonist John Coltrane and pianist Alice Coltrane -- "blows an original and distinctly modern strain of jazz, distilling but never seeking to imitate his family's adventurous improvising spirits" . His latest Blue Note Records CD, "Spirit Fiction," produced by label mate and fellow saxophonist Joe Lovano features, "...an abundance of emotion and sensual detail, most of it expressed gently, with the confidence -- and authority -- of a veteran bandleader."

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  14. Jason MoranRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... scene in the late 90s, jazz pianist Jason Moran has proven more than his brilliance as a performer. The Blue Note Records recording artist has established himself as a risk-taker and innovator of new directions for jazz as a whole. Currently Mr. ...

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  15. Electrifying Mojo subject of Don Was' next All Star RevueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... to Detroit music fans as a founder of the hit-making rock band Was (Not Was) and as president of Blue Note Records. The Detroit-born Was maintains at powerful connection to Detroit music of all kinds through hosting this annual All-Star Revue at the ...

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  16. Set sail with top musicians this fall and winter on jazz cruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and travels from New York to England. The dates are October 29-November 5. Cunard and venerable jazz label Blue Note Records are proud to announce an exciting entertainment partnership. Guests on board will embark on a very special trans-Atlantic ...

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  17. A duet of two guitar mastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... in straight ahead jazz clubs then progressive albums for contemporary jazz giant GRP Records and legendary Blue Note Records, frequent collaborations with cutting edge bassist Dave Holland, and then 18 years in Jay Leno's "The Tonight Show" Band (15 ...

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  18. Inaugural Israel Event Paints NYC Blue and WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Over 9,000 Israeli Americans, American Jews and Israel supporters braved the rain and turned out in their masses to Midtown Manhattan's Pier 94 on Sunday to turn the Big Apple "blue and white" in the inaugural Celebrate Israel Festival New York. The event featured a variety of Israeli pop culture stars, including the famous singer Rita, children's entertainer Rinat Gabay, a score of famous Israeli jazz musicians sponsored by the Blue Note Records label, and pop star Kobi Aflalo who made a surprise appearance and sang in a duet with Rita.

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  19. Terence Blanchard to tape 'Tonight Show,' stage Katrina 'Requiem' in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Detroit stopover, Blanchard and his ensemble, E-Collective, will continue to tour in support of their new Blue Note Records release "Breathless." They'll hit the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis on June 9, the Jazz at the Bistro in St. Louis on June 10, ...

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  20. Sonny Clark: Cool Struttina (TM) a ' 1958Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Blue Note Records was many things in the 1950s and '60s, but it was never the home of cool jazz. Yes, it was ground zero for hard bop in the '50s.

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