Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Blue Note Records Debuts Tone Poet Vinyl Reissue Series

Curated by Joe Harley, the series includes classic albums from the label along with more obscure titles

Cover of Chick Corea album Now He Sings, Now He Sobs
Cover of Chick Corea album Now He Sings, Now He Sobs

In honor of its 80th anniversary, Blue Note Records is releasing a slew of vinyl albums as part of a new rollout called the Tone Poet Vinyl Reissue Series, produced by Joe Harley, who launched the Music Matters Blue Note LP reissue series in 2007. Harley picked the titles himself—classic Blue Note releases along with some more obscure picks—to create this series of all-analog LPs mastered from the original tapes.

The first two albums in the series—Wayne Shorter’s 1965 album Etcetera and Chick Corea’s 1968 trio record Now He Sings, Now He Sobs—are being released today (Feb. 8), with two more albums coming out every month until November.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published