Blue Note Records 85th Anniversary Celebration Starring The Blue Note Quintet
Groton Hill Music Center [Groton]
|February 21, 2024
|Groton Hill Music Center
|122 Ayer Road Groton
Blue Note Records, America’s legendary jazz label, is celebrating their 85th Anniversary with a US tour starring The Blue Note Quintet – a group brought together to honor the label’s rich history and pave the way for the eclectic artists of today’s roster. Six-time Grammy Award nominee Gerald Clayton leads the band as Musical Director and Pianist: “Gerald Clayton is one of the most accomplished, distinctive, and innovative pianists performing today” says Don Was, the label’s President since 2012. Rounding out the group is vibraphonist Joel Ross, saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, drummer Kendrick Scott, and bassist Matt Brewer. Founded in 1939, Blue Note Records is the most respected and longest-running jazz label in the world.