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A Blue Note-able Giveaway

Calling all Jazz lovers, history enthusiasts, and music aficionados: Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression goes on sale today!

Published to commemorate Blue Note’s 75th anniversary, the book traces the evolution of jazz from the boogie-woogie and hot jazz of the 1930s, through bebop, hard-bop, the avant-garde and fusion, to the eclectic mix Blue Note releases today. Here’s a peek inside:

Blue Note Interior 4

Blue Note interior

The book features album artwork, unseen contact sheets, ephemera, and reviews of 75 key albums.

Blue Note interior

Blue Note interior

To celebrate, we’re giving away a copy and a companion 5-CD singles box. The 75-track collection opens with the label’s first artist, pianist Meade “Lux” Lewis, and closes seventy five years later with the progressive sounds of Derrick Hodge. Curated by author of the Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression, Richard Havers, the singles box also includes singles by Art Blakey, Donald Byrd, John Coltrane, Norah Jones, Thelonious Monk, Cassandra Wilson, and more.

Blue Note Box Set

photo via Blue Note

To enter for a chance to win, just leave a comment below letting us know what your favorite jazz era is. We’ll randomly select one winner. Open to US residents only. Good luck and happy commenting!

Watch the video for more on definitive jazz label Blue Note and Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression.

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Sarah handles marketing for art books and stationery at Chronicle Books. You will often find her buying too many stationery products, cracking up about everything, and snacking on Haribo gummies.
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