Blue Note launches vinyl-only reissue series





With records by McCoy Tyner, Joe Henderson, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Herbie Hancock, and more.

Blue Note is launching a new vinyl-only reissue series this December, featuring iconic albums from its vaults.

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Classic Vinyl Reissue Series is presented as a continuation of the label’s Blue Note 80 reissue series, and features all-analogue, 180g vinyl pressings, re-mastered from the original tapes.

The series will begin with the reissue of Lee Morgan’s The Sidewinder and McCoy Tyner’s The Real McCoy, which will be followed by albums from artists including Horace Silver, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, and Herbie Hancock.

It follows Blue Note’s release of vibraphonist Joel Ross’ Who Are You LP,  this October.

Pre-order a copy of The Sidewinder here, and here for The Real McCoy, in advance of their 4th December release, and check out the list of titles below.

4 December 2020

Lee Morgan – The Sidewinder
McCoy Tyner – The Real McCoy

15 January 2020

Horace Silver – Song for My Father
Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil

12 February 2020

Cannonball Adderley – Somethin’ Else
Joe Henderson – Page One

12 March 2021

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Moanin’
Hank Mobley – Soul Station

9 April 2021

Sonny Clark – Cool Struttin’
Jimmy Smith – Back At The Chicken Shack

14 May 2021

Dexter Gordon – GO!
Eric Dolphy – Out To Lunch

11 June 2021

Grant Green – Idle Moments
Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue

9 July 2021

Freddie Hubbard – Ready for Freddie
Herbie Hancock – Maiden Voyage