Icon: Best of Blue Note – KCSM Early Pledge gift

Ron Lee | May 4th, 2014

41UjXTYhydLBlue Note records is well known as one of the jazz standards for recording. Dating back from the 1940s to today Blue Note is know for having some of the best jazz recordings. Famed engineer Rudy Van Gelder did many of the classic recordings. Today Blue Note is part of Universal Music Group and is home to new artists like Ambrose Akinmusire.

This CD set is a selection of tracks from the Blue Note catalog that represent Blue Note’s top artists. KCSM is making this available as a pledge gift along with a early bird pledge baseball cap at KCSM Early Bird Pledge

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Track Listings

Disc: 1
1. Summertime – Sidney Bechet Quintet
2. ‘Round About Midnight – Thelonious Monk
3. A Night In Tunisia – Bud Powell
4. Brownie Eyes – Clifford Brown
5. Blue Train – John Coltrane
6. Tune Up – Sonny Rollins
7. Moanin’ – Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
8. Cool Struttin’ – Sonny Clark
9. Blues Walk – Lou Donaldson
10. Somethin’ Else – Cannonball Adderley (feat. Miles Davis)
11. Back At The Chicken Shack – Jimmy Smith
Disc: 2
1. Chitlins Con Carne – Kenny Burrell
2. The Sidewinder – Lee Morgan
3. Speak No Evil – Wayne Shorter
4. Maiden Voyage – Herbie Hancock
5. Song For My Father – Horace Silver
6. Black Byrd – Donald Byrd
7. Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) – US3 feat. Rahsaan and Gerard Presencer
8. Come On In My Kitchen – Cassandra Wilson
9. Cold Cold Heart – Norah Jones
10. Afro Blue – Robert Glasper feat. Erykah Badu
11. Liquid Spirit – Gregory Porter

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