Category: black history month

Sonny Rollins recorded the title track of his …

Sonny Rollins recorded the title track of his classic album The Bridge #onthisday in 1962.

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers began recor…

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers began recording The Freedom Rider for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1961. The album features performances by Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons, and Jymie Merritt.

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers recorded Fr…

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers recorded Free For All for Blue Note Records  #onthisday in 1964. The album includes performances by Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, and Reginald Workman.

60th Anniversary: Ornette Coleman began record…

60th Anniversary: Ornette Coleman began recording Something Else!!!! #onthisday in 1958. The album includes performances by Don Cherry, Walter Norris, Don Payne, and Billy Higgins.

Andrew Hill recorded Pax for Blue Note Records…

Andrew Hill recorded Pax for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1965. The album includes performances by Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Richard Davis, and Joe Chambers.

Hank Mobley recorded Soul Station for Blue Not…

Hank Mobley recorded Soul Station for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1960.

Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers was comp…

Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers was completed #onthisday in 1955. 

Wayne Shorter began recording Adam’s Apple #on…

Wayne Shorter began recording Adam’s Apple #onthisday in 1966. 

Saxophonist Sonny Stitt was born #onthisday in…

Saxophonist Sonny Stitt was born #onthisday in 1924. 

Happy Black History month

Let us reflect on the historical struggles of the Black community and people, celebrate their achievements throughout time, and anticipate the great things they will do in the future. But we must also recognize the struggles they still face today and advocate for their safety, rights, and equality. Black lives matter, Black history matters, and the Black future is a beautiful future.