Monday Morning Mixtape: Talkin’ All That Jazz 5 (A Tribute to Blue Note Records)

Blue Note Records – for those poor souls who don’t know – is the jazz equivalent of the 2012/2013 FC Bayern München. Their roster still reads like a who-is-who of jazz greats. Madlib frequently “suffers” from wet dreams listening to blue note records in his sleep (figuratively speaking). Three reasons to check out this cohesive blue note records. Without further ado, listen, learn and enjoy!

Enjoy and Be Educated #1341: Talkin’ All That Jazz 5 (A Tribute to Blue Note Records) by The Diggers Union Local 1200 on Mixcloud

On this edition of ‘Enjoy and Be Educated’, we continue our series “Talkin’ All That Jazz” with our 5th installment, this time focusing on the legendary Blue Note Records. From its humble beginnings in 1939 to its present day status, their catalog remains a staple in any fan’s collection. Featuring such heavyweights as John Coltrane, Lou Donaldson, Blue Mitchell and Lee Morgan, we present 2 hours of great Jazz music from the famed label. Rest assured there will be future installments, but for now, enjoy and be educated.

1.Hubs Nub by Freddie Hubbard
2.Ah So by Horace Silver
3.I’m Old Fashioned by John Coltrane
4.Idle Moments by Grant Green
5.Infant eyes by Wayne shorter
6.The Maze by Herbie Hancock
7.Lonely Town, Lonely Street by Bobbi Humphrey
8.Hunk ‘o Funk by Brother Jack McDuff
9.Ode To Billie Joe by Lou Donaldson
10.Flat Backing by Blue Mitchell
11.Bus Ride by Reuben Wilson
12.In the Beginning by Jeremy Steig
13.Family Affair by Bobby Hutcherson
14.Serenade to a savage by Candido
15.Free For All by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
16.Miss Kane by Donald Byrd
17.Mtume by Bobby Hutcherson
18.Who dun it by Blue Mitchell
19.Money Man by Candido
20.Midnight Creeper by Lou Donaldson
21.Don’t Knock My Love by Ronnie foster
22.Cornbread by Lee Morgan

Pic by Tom Marcello.