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To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Blue Note Records, record stores have teamed up with Blue Note President Don Was to create a special group of stores with a deep focus on the music of the legendary label. These Blue Note Authorized Dealers will play a special part in the yearlong celebration of Blue Note, and beyond, and we invite you to pay them a visit and join in the party! 


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BLUE NOTE ANNIVERSARY RELEASES
As part of their Anniversary celebration, Blue Note will issue a series of vinyl reissues every month, one of which you’ll exclusively find first at Blue Note Authorized Dealers

STREET DATE AUGUST 26 

Thelonious Monk Genius Vol 2

Thelonious Monk  Genius of Modern Music Vol. 2

Volume Two of the two volume Genius of Modern Music exemplifies Thelonious Monk as a full band leader and

Consists almost entirely of original compositions. Sidemen include trumpeter Kenny Dorham, bassist Al McKibbon,
Saxophonist Sahib Shihab as well as Art Blakey and Max Roach. Both volumes of 
Genius of Modern Music belong in every jazz collection.
*Remastered and reissued on 10” vinyl, the same format as the original release 
*Find this first and, for a limited time, ONLY at Blue Note Authorized Dealers

Also coming on 8/26 and available at Blue Note Authorized Dealers: 
Terence Blanchard Flow  LP
Wayne Shorter Juju  LP
Lou Donaldson Lush Life LP  
Herbie Hancock Speak Like A Child LP  

Bud Powell The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume 1 LP



STREET DATE JULY 29
Thelonious Monk Genius Vol 1
Thelonious Monk  Genius of Modern Music Vol. 1

Volume One of the two volume 
Genius of Modern Music set comprises the first sessions Thelonious Monk recorded as a leader, on October 15 and 24 and November 21 of 1947. It is impossible to overstate the importance of these sessions as they include some of the earliest Monk recordings, some that would become standards, including
“Round Midnight? which is now one of the most popular jazz compositions ever. 
*Remastered and reissued on 10” vinyl, the same format as the original release
*Find this first and, for a limited time, ONLY at Blue Note Authorized Dealers 

Also coming on 7/29 and available at Blue Note Authorized Dealers:
Kenny Dorham  Afro-Cuban  LP
Donald Byrd  Black Byrd LP 
Kenny Burrell  Midnight Blue LP
Joe Henderson Mode For Joe LP 
Cassandra Wilson Traveling Miles LP

 


STREET DATE MAY 27

Blue Note RSD Exclusive - Marvin Gaye / Donald Byrd

Find this 12” first exclusively at Blue Note Authorized Dealers:  
One 12” 33 1/3 Single Celebrating Marvin Gaye’s 75th birthday and Blue Note’s 75th Anniversary
Side A PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED. Mixed by Larry Mizell, the original co-producer of both sides
Side B taken from Donald Byrd’s 1973 Blue Note LP releases
TRACK LIST
Side A: Marvin Gaye – 1. Where Are We Going? 2. Woman Of The World
Side B: Donald Byrd – 1. Where Are We Going? 2. Woman Of The World

ALSO COMING OUT ON 5/27 and available at Blue Note Authorized Dealers
Grant Green Idle Moments  LP
Madlib Shades of Blue  Double LP
Horace Silver Quintet Song For My Father  LP
Hank Mobley Soul Station  LP
McCoy Tyner The Real McCoy  LP


SPECIAL GIFTS WITH PURCHASE
What’s a party without gifts? While supplies last, Blue Note Authorized Dealers have a free Blue Note vinyl slipmat, yours with the purchase of three Blue Note titles.