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Notable Releases of the Week (11/19)

This week’s very stacked Notable Releases include Converge (with Chelsea Wolfe, etc), Adele, Brian Wilson, Scowl, Makaya McCraven, Dream Unending, Taking Meds, Weakened Friends, and more…

R+R=NOW release Kendrick Lamar cover from live at the Blue Note album (listen)

Jazz supergroup R+R=NOW — aka Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin, and Justin Tyson — have released an official live recording of the Kendrick Lamar cover they did at the Blue Note two years ago…

Stream 'Blue Note Re:Imagined' ft. Jorja Smith, Shabaka Hutchings, Nubya Garcia, Ezra Collective, more

Jorja Smith’s contribution comes with a video that she calls “a tribute to all the people who have paved the way for Black empowerment and freedom.”

Blue Note signs saxophonist Charles Lloyd (who's playing The Met), collaborates with Sonos on blue speaker

Blue Note Records announced:More than 50 years into an already legendary career, 2015 is shaping up to be a momentous year for Charles Lloyd

the Bird & the Bee cover Rihanna (MP3), Happy Birthday Blue Note, new album & 2009 tour dates

DOWNLOAD: The Bird & The Bee – Don’t Stop the Music (Rihanna) (MP3)

The Bird and the Bee @ Spiegeltent (more by Gabi Porter)In 2009, Blue Note Records-one of the world’s most legendary labels-will celebrate two milestones when it commemorates both the 70th anniversary of the label’s founding, as well as the 25th anniversary of its re-launch in 1984 under current President Bruce Lundvall, with a global celebration…