Am I Blue is another studio outtakes release, mostly focusing on bluesier pieces. Highlights include more complete versions of the previously released Country Blues and Three Little Bears, an earlier take of Voodoo Chile (from the Electric Ladyland sessions), and the epic twenty-seven minute Villanova Junction Blues studio jam.
Astell&Kern, the leading hi res portable music player that boasts studio sound quality, has announced a special package partnership with Blue Note Records to commemorate the record company's 75th anniversary in the world of Jazz and Blues. 75 legendary Blue Note jazz albums that have been remastered in the Hi-Res digital format. Especially, five Blue Note albums make their exclusive hi-res audio debuts with this release: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers' Mosaic, Tina Brooks' True Blue, Don Cherry's Complete Communion, Andrew Hill's Point Of Departure, and Bobby Hutcherson's Components.
In 1979 Tiziana Ghiglioni was introduced to jazz during a summer clinic held by Giorgio Gaslini in Diano Marina, Italy. After studying vocal technique with Gabriella Ravazzi, she was invited by Italian jazz label Dischi della Quercia to record her first album - Lonely Woman. Her 1992 recording "Sonb" (Splasc Records) was voted second best by Musica Jazz.
Vocalist Chuck Negron grew up in the Bronx in the 1950s, pursuing his talents in basketball – for which he was recruited by colleges nationwide – and singing, which he explored with his doo wop group the Rondells. After playing basketball for Santa Maria, CA's Hancock College and California State University in Los Angeles, Negron was ready to pursue his musical career…