Blue Note Records has long been considered one of the coolest record labels ever. From their seemingly endless list of classic jazz albums of the ’60s and ’70s by Herbie Hancock and Lee Morgan (amongst others) to the new crop of Blue Note All-Stars like Norah Jones and Robert Glasper, the label has consistently released high quality work. These decades of consistency are being celebrated in New York City on November 16th and 17th at the Best of Blue Note Records Records Festival at Lincoln Center.
Music Directors Vincent Gardner and Sherman Irby, will be leading new and classic arrangements of memorable selections by Horace Silver, Dexter Gordon, and other legendary Blue Note Records artists. Saxophonist JD Allen and trumpeter Ryan Kisor will be the featured soloists for the two-night event.
For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Jazz at Lincoln Center website.
Enter to win a pair of tickets to the November 16th performance as well as a prize pack of CDs from Blue Note artists whose work is being featured: McCoy Tyner (The Real McCoy), Joe Henderson (Mode For Joe), Wayne Shorter (Speak No Evil), Sonny Clark (Cool Strettin’), Kenny Dorham (Uno Mas), Lee Morgan (Cornbread), Lou Donaldson (Blues Walk), Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (Free For All), Herbie Hancock (Inventions And Dimensions), and Horace Silver (6 Pieces Of Silver).
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This contest is available only to residents of the New York City metropolitan area, and will end on Monday, November 12th!