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Blue Note Turns 80: Hear Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, More Remastered

The reissues are part of the label's 80th anniversary celebration

Blue Note at 80 Kenny Burrell

In commemoration of the legendary label’s 80th anniversary, Blue Note Records has been re-releasing landmark recordings throughout 2019 every few months from artists such as Kenny Burrell, Dexter Gordon and Andrew Hill among others in its Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series

The latest round featuring Burrell, Gordon and Hill were all originally produced by Blue Note Records co-founder/owner Alfred Lion. Those albums were engineered and recorded by Rudy Van Gelder with art work from Reid K. Miles and photography by Blue Note Records co-founder/owner and celebrated photographer Francis Wolff.

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