Blue Note announces new Tone Poet series reissues and releases





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! 

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