What's New

Updates to improve usability across devices

App Description

The new immersive digital format app for Blue Note Records. The app showcases the giants of the jazz label from its conception in 1939 through to today’s substantial roster of groundbreaking artists.

Download this free app to explore Blue Note Record’s extensive repertoire of all forms of jazz music, album covers, stories, pictures and video. Spotify, Rdio and Deezer premium music subscribers can simply sign in to their preferred streaming services in-app to absorb an abundance of jazz. Thirty second audio clips and album purchase is also available courtesy of iTunes.

Blue Note 75 has the perfect digital format for those new to discovering jazz, while easing the way for discerning jazz aficionados to delve deeper into Blue Note’s famous artists directory. Each month, Blue Note highlights albums, artists and stories compiled by journalists, musicians and jazz experts. The app is frequently updated, eventually making available Blue Note’s entire catalogue.

In Back To Blue, fans can enjoy the unified classic vinyl reissue/digital releases celebrating 100 iconic albums chosen by Don Was, President of Blue Note Records. This vinyl collection is available as MFiT releases and as album streaming music.

New app features include:
• Immediate access to over a hundred hours of songs to enjoy, plus new remastered deluxe editions
• Timeline: an interactive display of Blue Note history with advanced filters and presets
• Music highlights: hand picked albums promoting tradition, groove and voices listening based jazz categories
• Artists: delve into a visually categorized A-Z of Blue Note’s iconic artists with biographies, releases and similar artist recommendations
• Album tracklists with information and cover art
• Feeling Blue: coming soon — curated playlists defining moods and jazz subgenres
• Share BN to Facebook, Twitter or email to a friend
• Stories: an interactive magazine compiling artist spotlights, news and jazz features
• Push notifications: subscribe to get the lowdown on everything Blue Note

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 31, 2014 Initial release
  • August 15, 2014 New version 1.0.2
  • October 14, 2014 New version 1.0.5
  • November 14, 2014 New version 1.0.7
  • December 03, 2014 New version 1.0.8
  • January 31, 2015 New version 1.1