Blue Note Records 80th Anniversary

2019 marks the 80th anniversary of Blue Note Records, arguably the most famous jazz recording label in history. Started by German immigrant Alfred Lion, fleeing Nazi tyranny, it has gone on to become the definitive jazz label with a huge archive of cherished classic recordings from countless world renowned artists given a platform for, “uncompromising expression.”

Chris Philips presents a 2 part personal selection from many of those decades, primarily from the 1950s to today’s cutting edge roster. The Blueprint Does Blue Note. Listen via our Mixcloud below.