The Blue Note 7
|The Blue Note 7|
|Labels||Blue Note Records/EMI|
The Blue Note 7 are a jazz septet formed in 2008 in honor of the 70th anniversary of Blue Note Records. The group consists of Peter Bernstein (guitar), Bill Charlap (piano), Ravi Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Lewis Nash (drums), Nicholas Payton (trumpet), Peter Washington (bass), and Steve Wilson (alto saxophone, flute).
The group recorded an album in 2008, entitled Mosaic, which was released in 2009 on Blue Note Records/EMI, and toured the United States in promotion of the album from January until April 2009. The group plays the music of Blue Note Records from various artists, with arrangements by members of the band and Renee Rosnes.
- Peter Bernstein – guitar
- Bill Charlap – piano
- Ravi Coltrane – tenor saxophone
- Lewis Nash – drums
- Nicholas Payton – trumpet
- Peter Washington – bass
- Steve Wilson – alto saxophone, flute
- Mosaic: A Celebration of Blue Note Records (Blue Note Records/EMI, 2009)