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Blue Note Records to Celebrate 70th With Releases, Concerts & Tributes

In 2009, Blue Note Records will celebrate two milestones when it commemorates both the 70th anniversary of the label’s founding by Alfred Lion, as well as the 25th anniversary of the its re-launch in 1984 under current president Bruce Lundvall (pictured). Blue Note plans a range multi-media offerings, including live concerts, special digital and physical reissues and new releases, the Blue Note 7; an all-star tribute band of current jazz luminaries, book releases, festival honors, merchandise and more.

The label’s plans includes:

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