Blue Mitchell

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    June 23, 2011

    Blue Note Records' Ten Best Sample Sources

    Blue Note's cover art: Also an inspiration. (Original on the left, homage on the right.)​Hip-hop artists have never been shy about sampling songs from the vaults of the Blue Note jazz label, and few have pilfered with as much creativity and gusto as A Tribe Called Quest's one-time de facto lea ... More >>

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    March 15, 2005

    Resist Labels, Reverse Roles

    Two guys named Dave walk into a record company and ask for their own distribution deals

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    June 26, 2001

    Mood Swings

    Tom Harrell Samples the Bitter With the Better

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    December 7, 1999

    Gone Fishing

    Remembrances of Lester Bowie

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    September 29, 1998
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    June 23, 1998