The Los Angeles–based GRAMMY(r) Museum
presents a special exhibit in the Kennedy Center Hall of States of Blue Note Records album covers. The exhibit highlights the art and style of designer Reid Miles and photographer Frank Wolff, who greatly influenced the label's notable visual aesthetic. Included in the exhibit are works by winners of The Blue Note Experiment
, the challenge for youth from the U.S., who designed new album covers inspired by the label.Blue Note at 75 Celebration
The Kennedy Center celebrates the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records, the Finest in Jazz Since 1939, with some of the iconic label's most notable musicians in this jazz extravaganza featuring a week of mainstage concerts as well as some of its newest artists in free Millennium Stage performances. Related lectures, film screenings, photo exhibits, and more will be held at other locations in Washington, D.C., in collaborative events hosted by the Library of Congress, the Goethe-Institut, and the German Historical Institute. For a full schedule, visit the Blue Note at 75 website
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