Jazz News: Blue Note’s Tone Poet Audiophile Series Continues Into 2020

Blue Note Records has announced the continuation of the lauded Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series in 2020, starting with titles by Hank Mobley and Stanley Turrentine.

The 2020 release schedule will kick off with the 24 January release of Hank Mobley Poppin’ (1957) and the 1961 album Stanley Turrentine Comin’ Your Way, both of which are available for pre-order.

Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series – 2020 Release Schedule:

January 24
Hank Mobley – Poppin’ (Blue Note, 1957)
Stanley Turrentine – Comin’ Your Way (Blue Note, 1961)

February 28
Chet Baker – Chet Baker Sings (Pacific Jazz, 1954-56)
Grant Green – Nigeria (Blue Note, 1962)

March 27
Duke Ellington – Money Jungle (United Artists, 1962)
Herbie Hancock – The Prisoner (Blue Note, 1969)

April 24
Lee Morgan – The Cooker (Blue Note, 1957)
Dr. Lonnie Smith – All In My Mind (Blue Note, 2017)

May 22
Stanley Turrentine – That’s Where It’s At (Blue Note, 1962)
Joe Henderson – The State of the Tenor: Live at the Village Vanguard, Volume 1 (Blue Note, 1985)

June 26
Bobby Hutcherson – The Kicker (Blue Note, 1963)
Jackie McLean – It’s Time (Blue Note, 1964)

July 24
Horace Silver – Further Explorations (Blue Note, 1958)
Jimmy Smith – Prayer Meetin’ (Blue Note, 1963)

August 28
Herbie Hancock – My Point of View (Blue Note, 1963)
Duke Pearson – The Phantom (Blue Note, 1968)

September 25
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Roots & Herbs (Blue Note, 1961)
Bobby Hutcherson – Oblique (Blue Note, 1967)

October 23
Tina Brooks – The Waiting Game (Blue Note, 1961)
McCoy Tyner – Tender Moments (Blue Note, 1967)

November 20
Donald Byrd – Byrd In Flight (Blue Note, 1960)
Lee Morgan – The Rajah (Blue Note, 1966)

December 11
Paul Chambers – Bass On Top (Blue Note, 1957)
John Scofield & Pat Metheny – I Can See Your House From Here (Blue Note, 1993)

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