February 2, 2021
Featuring jazz heavyweights including Sonny Clark, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Wayne Shorter, Donald Byrd, McCoy Tyner, and more.
Blue Note has announced new releases in its Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series.
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Blue Note’s ongoing Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series launched in 2019 to mark the label’s 80th anniversary.
Highlights in the latest instalment include: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers’ The Witch Doctor, McCoy Tyner’s Expansions, Chet Baker & Art Pepper’s Picture of Heath, Bobby Hutcherson’s Stick Up!
Alongside the reissues, Blue Note is also releasing Charles Lloyd &The Marvels’ new album Tone Poem, marking the first new release in the series.
Head here for more info, and check out the full list of 2021-2022 reissues and releases below.
Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series releases:
12th March 2021
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels — Tone Poem
7th May 2021
Dexter Gordon — One Flight Up
Andrew Hill — Passing Ships
4th June 2021
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers — The Witch Doctor
Curtis Amy & Dupree Bolton — Katanga!
9th July 2021
Sonny Clark — My Conception
McCoy Tyner — Expansions
6th August 2021
Lee Konitz & Gerry Mulligan — Lee Konitz Plays With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet
Wayne Shorter — The All Seeing Eye
10th September 2021
Joe Pass — For Django
Stanley Turrentine — Rough ‘N Tumble
8th October 2021
Sonny Red — Out of the Blue
Grant Green — The Latin Bit
5th November 2021
Hank Mobley — Curtain Call
Jackie McLean — Tippin’ The Scales
3rd December 2021
Gerald Wilson — Moment of Truth
Freddie Hubbard — Breaking Point!
7th January 2022
Kenny Burrell — Kenny Burrell
Grant Green — Feelin’ The Spirit
4th February 2022
Harold Vick — Steppin’ Out
Bobby Hutcherson — Stick Up!
4th March 2022
Chet Baker & Art Pepper — Picture of Heath
Blue Mitchell — Bring It Home To Me
1st April 2022
Donald Byrd — At The Half Note Cafe, Vol. 1
ScoLoHoFo (Scofield-Lovano-Holland-Foster) — Oh!
Photo by: Chuck Stewart