The Guardian: Blue Note at 75 review – how jazz became cool

November 23, 2014 / No Comments

Pianist-Robert-Glasper By John Fordham

The belief that jazz is not marginal but essential drove the success of the fabled 75-year-old Blue Note label, which attracted geniuses such as Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, and made jazz seem ineffably cool. A thrilling Blue Note at 75 celebration at the London jazz festival showed how well the label’s current guardians and players measure up.

Source: The Guardian