Blue Note Records Announces Massive Vinyl Reissue Campaign

Blue Note Records Announces Massive Vinyl Reissue Campaign

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December 29, 2019 10:59 AM

Blue Note Records Announces Massive Vinyl Reissue Campaign

Source: Blue Note Records

Featuring early classics from Herbie Hancock, Lee Morgan, Donald Byrd, and more.

Blue Note Records has unveiled an extensive list of titles for its 2020 vinyl reissue campaign.

An expansion of the ongoing Tone Poet Audiophile series, this year’s docket features catalog classics from all eras of the iconic jazz label (as well as their Pacific Jazz and United Artists imprints,) including Herbie Hancock’s The Prisoner, McCoy Tyner’s Tender Moments,  Lee Morgan’s The Cooker, Donald Byrd’s Byrd in Flight, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers’ Roots & Herbs, and more. Each album is remastered from its analog master tapes, pressed to heavyweight 180g wax, and packaged in updated tip-on gatefolds.

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The campaign reignites on January 24th with the releases of Hank Mobley’s Poppin’ and Stanley Turrentine’s Comin’ Your Way, both of which are available to pre-order via Blue Note today.

Scroll on for the full schedule of releases below.

2020 Tone Poet Audiophile Reissue Release Schedule:

January 24
Hank Mobley – Poppin’ (1957)
Stanley Turrentine – Comin’ Your Way (1961)

February 28
Chet Baker – Chet Baker Sings (1954-56)
Grant Green – Nigeria (1962)

March 27
Duke Ellington – Money Jungle (1962)
Herbie Hancock – The Prisoner (1969)

April 24
Lee Morgan – The Cooker (1957)
Dr. Lonnie Smith – All In My Mind (2017)

May 22
Stanley Turrentine – That’s Where It’s At (1962)
Joe Henderson – The State of the Tenor: Live at the Village Vanguard, Volume 1 (1985)

June 26
Bobby Hutcherson – The Kicker (1963)
Jackie McLean – It’s Time (1964)

July 24
Horace Silver – Further Explorations (1958)
Jimmy Smith – Prayer Meetin’ (1963)

August 28
Herbie Hancock – My Point of View (1963)
Duke Pearson – The Phantom (1968)

September 25
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Roots & Herbs (1961)
Bobby Hutcherson – Oblique (Blue Note, 1967)

October 23
Tina Brooks – The Waiting Game (1961)
McCoy Tyner – Tender Moments (1967)

November 20
Donald Byrd – Byrd In Flight (1960)
Lee Morgan – The Rajah (1966)

December 11
Paul Chambers – Bass On Top (1957)
John Scofield & Pat Metheny – I Can See Your House From Here (1993)

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