1. Blue Note's High Notes: The Jazz Label Celebrates 80 Years

    January 07, 2019 4:06 PM EST In 1939, a German-Jewish immigrant (Alfred Lion) and a writer-musician-activist (Max Margulis) founded Blue Note Records, a jazz label, in New York. 2019 marks its 80th anniversary, making it among the oldest American record labels as well as home to some jazz’s most iconic albums -- and most…