Category: design

Grant Green recorded Street of Dreams for Blue Note Records…

Grant Green recorded Street of Dreams for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1964. The album includes performances by Bobby Hutcherson, Larry Young, and Elvin Jones.

Grant Green’s early Blue Note recordings, First Session, were…

Grant Green’s early Blue Note recordings, First Session, were completed #onthisday in 1961 (released 2001). 

Thelonious Monk began recording Genius of Modern Music (Vol.1)…

Thelonious Monk began recording Genius of Modern Music (Vol.1) for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1947. (Sleeve design: 1956)

Johnny Griffin recorded The Congregation for Blue Note Records…

Johnny Griffin recorded The Congregation for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1957 (Sleeve artwork by aspiring artist Andy Warhol).

Stanley Turrentine recorded Jubilee Shout!!! for Blue Note…

Stanley Turrentine recorded Jubilee Shout!!! for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1962.

Jackie McLean’s Jackknife was recorded #onthisday in 1965…

Jackie McLean’s Jackknife was recorded #onthisday in 1965 (pictured is the 2002 reissue)

Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded Destination…Out!…

Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded Destination…Out! #onthisday in 1963.

Horace Silver finished recording Blowin’ the Blues Away for Blue…

Horace Silver finished recording Blowin’ the Blues Away for Blue Note Records on this day in 1959.

Grant Green recorded Talkin’ About! for Blue Note Records…

Grant Green recorded Talkin’ About! for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1964.

Sonny Clark recorded Sonny’s Crib for Blue Note Records…

Sonny Clark recorded Sonny’s Crib for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1957.