Qobuz and Blue Note Records launch global initiative with exclusive content to be released throughout 2022

Blue Note The Classics Selection on sale until August 15th 2022: up to 30% off over 200 albums

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Paris, 5th August 2022: Qobuz, the high-quality music platform for music-lovers’, has teamed up with the esteemed jazz label Blue Note Records for a global initiative that will include exclusive playlists, editorials, original video content with Blue Note artists, and more. The partnership will also feature download sales of Blue Notes’ extensive catalogue from the last 83 years.

To kick the initiative off over 200 albums, many in 24-bit Hi-Res, from the 1940s - 1970s are now on sale with up to a 30% discount: http://qob.uz/bluenote-2022-sale

The Blue Note partnership cements Qobuz’s position as a market leading platform for jazz-lovers, building upon previous exclusive releases and original content. Last year, Qobuz worked with Christian McBride to exclusively release and record an original EP, The Q Sessions, in Hi-Res.

In addition, Qobuz has provided jazz fans with a weekly livestreamed jam-session led by jazz pianist Emmet Cohen at the start of the pandemic; exclusive panel discussions on legends of the genre such as Miles Davis and John Coltrane; a series of concerts (all being recorded for Hi-Res live albums) with International Anthem, and more.

The Blue Note partnership follows Qobuz’ other label partnerships with Zappa Records, Westbound Records, Secretly Group, International Anthem, Mercury KX, and more.

Watch this space for more to come on the Qobuz and Blue Note Records global partnership.

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About Qobuz

Founded in 2007, a pioneer of high-quality sound, Qobuz is the French music streaming and download service that meets the needs of demanding music lovers and audiophiles. Available in 25 countries around the world, in Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and Japan (Hi-Res download service only). Qobuz offers an exceptional range of exclusive editorial content written by a team of experts. With its catalogue of more than 80 million tracks, Qobuz also has the richest choice of high-resolution (Hi-Res) references on the market. Qobuz is licensed for Hi-Res audio by the Japan Audio Society (JAS). For more information, visit qobuz.com

About Blue Note Records

Blue Note Records was founded when a German immigrant named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session with two boogie woogie pianists on January 6, 1939 in New York City. Blue Note has gone on to represent The Finest In Jazz, tracing the entire history of the music from Boogie Woogie, Hot Jazz and Swing, through Bebop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Soul Jazz, Avant-Garde, and Fusion, and into Jazz’s numerous modern day incarnations. Blue Note’s legendary catalog includes a true Who’s Who of Jazz history: Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Jimmy Smith, Dexter Gordon, Grant Green, Lou Donaldson, Donald Byrd, Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Ornette Coleman, and many more.

 

Blue Note has since established itself as the most respected and longest running Jazz label in the world, remaining home to some of the most prominent stars and cutting-edge innovators in Jazz today while at the same time broadening its horizons to include quality music in many genres. Under the leadership of current President Don Was, Blue Note has renewed its dedication to Lion’s original vision that “any particular style of playing which represents an authentic way of musical feeling is genuine expression.” Blue Note Records is one of the flagship labels of the Capitol Music Group and Universal Music Group.

 

 

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