Blue Note Dream Teams: Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock Joe Henderson & Kenny Dorham Lou Donaldson & Lonnie Smith Joe Harley & Kevin Gray#80DaysOfBlueNote #TheFinestInJazz #TonePoet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series:
The Blue Note logo got a subtle redesign in 1967 after Alfred Lion sold the label to Liberty Records as can be seen on albums of that era thru 1973 like Herbie Hancock "Speak Like A Child" & Lonnie Smith "Think!" #80DaysOfBlueNote
Acuna baserunning probably won’t come back to haunt the Braves NO YOU’RE HAVING LONNIE SMITH FLASHBACKS.
OUT NOW: A new all-analog 180g Blue Note 80 Vinyl Edition of #LouDonaldson "Alligator Bogaloo" Lou's 1967 soul jazz classic brims w/ funky grooves from start to finish featuring Lonnie Smith, George Benson, Leo Morris (aka Idris Muhammad) & Melvin Lastie
50 years ago today on August 9, 1969 the great Dr. Lonnie Smith recorded his funky classic "Move Your Hand" live at Club Harlem in Atlantic City. Hear the track "Layin' In The Cut" on our playlist "Dr. Lonnie Smith: The Finest": #OTD #TheFinestInJazz
#ICYMI : "Moog One - A Meditation On Listening" features Jeff Bhasker, Suzanne Ciani, Chick Corea, Mike Dean, Robert Glasper, Dick Hyman, Dev Hynes, Mark Mothersbaugh, Mark Ronson, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Dr. Lonnie Smith, and Paris Strother. Watch it here:
These Blue Grooves BN80 vinyl reissues are 🔥🔥🔥! Who's got em? Funky Blue Note classics by Lonnie Smith, Bobbi Humphrey & Reuben Wilson! 3 more out next week: Lou Donaldson "Alligator Bogaloo," Donald Byrd "Ethiopian Knights" & John Scofield "Hand Jive"!
#StanleyTurrentine laid down a soulful version #ArethaFranklin 's "Dr. Feelgood" during the 1967 sessions for "The Return of the Prodigal Son." Hear artists like Dr. Lonnie Smith, Bobbi Humphrey & Reuben Wilson cover the Queen of Soul on #TheBlueNoteMonthly
New all-analog 180g BN80 Vinyl Edition of #LouDonaldson "Alligator Bogaloo" out 8/9! It was the 1st collaboration between Lou & organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, plus young guitar star George Benson, influential drummer Idris Muhammad & cornetist Melvin Lastie.
Pre-orders are up for our July 12 BN80 vinyl titles! Order these all-analog 180g Blue Groove reissues now: Lonnie Smith "Think!" (1968) Reuben Wilson "Blue Mode" (1969) Bobbi Humphrey "Blacks & Blues" (1973)
50 years ago #OTD Dr. Lonnie Smith recorded his Blue Note debut "Think!" at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs & the great organist is still making incredible music for the label to this day! Find "Think!" here: #FinestInJazz
Master jazz musician Dr. Lonnie Smith reflects on the legacy of A Tribe Called Quest: