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Exclusive Blue Note Comps at Tower Records

Blue Note mines its vaults yet again, this time for a 10-disc compilation series available exclusively at Tower Records stores. Each individual disc features between five and nine tracks collected under a common theme, and eight of the 10 comps introduce recordings previously unavailable on CD. Thriftily priced at $8.99 each, the series presents a fine cross-section of classic Blue Note artists, while wisely leaning toward the soul-jazz and jazz-funk sides today’s DJ culture holds dear. Here’s what a few titles in the series have to offer:

Jazz Super Hits – A concise Blue Note hit parade, including Herbie’s “Watermelon Man,” Cannonball’s “Mercy Mercy Mercy,” and Lee Morgan’s “The Sidewinder.”

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