Tuba, banjo, flute and even bagpipes have all found their places in jazz over the years. How good they sound might surprise you.
In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two jazz-loving German immigrants, started a small independent jazz label in a New York apartment. Seventy years later, the myth and magic of the Blue Note sound are stronger than ever.
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