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Blue Note Records and Don Was To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Jazz FM Awards have announced the iconic jazz label and its president will be presented with the PPL Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s ceremony. Blue Note Records will celebrate their 80th birthday in style with a lifetime achievement award for themselves and their president, Don Was. The label is home to the likes of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, …

Blue Note Records and Don Was To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
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SumoChief - SumoTreats

Ashton James Brown takes a look at “SumoTreats”, the latest and greatest from London-based jazzy-hop supremos, SumoChief. The DNA of hip hop has been imbricated with jazz since its birth in the 70s. From the raw drum beats and relentless energy to the intrepid spirit of improvisation, hip hop has both tacitly and overtly sampled from its forbear …

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Robert Glasper - Reckoner (Radiohead Cover)

Here’s “Reckoner”, the first single from Robert Glasper’s forthcoming album “Covered”, out on Blue Note Records in June. Double Grammy-winning keyboardist and acclaimed jazz musician Robert Glasper has released a brand new single. “Reckoner”, a Radiohead cover, will feature on Glasper’s upcoming project “Covered” out on 16th June on Blue Note Records. The track and …

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