Vintage Blue Note Vinyl Records

In December 1938, German immigrant and jazz enthusiastic Alfred Lion attended a now-famous concert at Carnegie Hall organized by John Hammond—“From Spirituals to Swing.” Just two weeks later, Lion and his friend Max Margulis booked time in a studio to record some of the artists at Hammond’s concert, and Blue Note Records was born. Margulis wrote up a mission statement that was to guide Blue Note through the coming decades: “Blue Note...Continue Reading